Tagged With Nuclear Energy

Russia appears to have kept a major nuclear accident secret. But scientists called the 'Ring of 5' tracked the plume of radiation to its source.

A floating nuclear power plant that activists dubbed 'Chernobyl on ice' has started producing electricity in Russia. Here's what it looks like.

The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant is closing for good — here's what happened on the day of the worst nuclear disaster in the US

A nuclear reactor in Indiana has gone all-digital, and it could mark a turning point for American atomic energy

Brad Pitt, Steve Jobs' widow, and Britain's fallen star investor reportedly backed a startup betting on 'cold fusion' — an idea scientists scoff at

Russia still has 10 Chernobyl-style reactors that scientists say aren't necessarily safe

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster forced 350,000 people to be evacuated over fears of radiation poisoning. Here's what you need to know about the deadly illness.

Bill Gates says the US has lost its global leadership in nuclear power, and needs to 'get in the game'

A Bill Gates-backed energy company is developing what could be a game-changing nuclear reactor

The 15 most incredible plutonium-powered space missions of all time

This swimming robot is exploring a failed nuclear reactor in Fukushima

NASA built and tested a 'truly astounding' nuclear reactor that may help astronauts travel longer, farther, and faster in space

Toshiba is on the edge after an $8.3 billion writedown

This Cold War-era technology could safely power the world for millions of years

It might be time to bring nuclear power back to America

A bunch of toxic waste from the army's 'Project Iceworm' is going to leak into the Arctic