The new system will produce as much as 50 times more power as those that currently fuel spacecraft.
If successful, the project would prove fusion power is feasible on a commercial scale—with the first fusion power plants expected by 2040.
The Japanese government mandates a limit of 40 years for nuclear reactors; the Tokai No. 2 has been running since 1978. Today marked the fourth time Japan Atomic Power Co. filed an application with the Nuclear Regulation Authority for an extension.
The Sibir weighs 33,500 tons, is more than 576 feet long and is fueled by two nuclear reactors, giving it the power to plow through icy Arctic terrain.
Theresa May had held back on approving the previous prime minister’s plan.
It will be the U.K.'s first new nuclear power plant in more than 20 years.
Nuclear energy has plenty of problems, but its saving grace is that it has virtually no carbon emissions.
Greenpeace tests show overall contamination from key isotopes has fallen somewhat, but lingers, especially in places such as forests.
A million people live within 20 miles of a nuclear reactor vulnerable to a tsunami. Officials brush off safety fears.
California wants to lead a clean-energy revolution. But what happens if it shutters its last nuclear plant?
A new study suggests that humans are worse for animal populations than nuclear disasters.
George Osborne's 2 billion-pound guarantee is PR fluff to cover the U.K.'s awful nuclear program.
The isolated country marked the 62nd anniversary of the signing of the Korean War armistice with anti-American rhetoric.
This weekend’s transformer failure is third for the plant in the last eight years.
Many of Europe's nuclear power stations are "virtually unprotected" from the threat of a terrorist drone attack.
No U.S. agency monitors ocean radioactivity, so the data comes from an independent lab
Greenpeace denied involvement as the French government launched an investigation into a number of drone sightings above state-owned nuclear plants
The plant would be the first nuclear power station to reopen following the Fukushima disaster in 2011, despite warnings that nearby volcanoes show an increase in activity
The negotiations are aimed at avoiding Israeli air strikes and a wider Middle East war.
A new day and a new spill of radioactive water
Tokyo Electric Power Co told reporters the latest leak was unlikely to have reached the ocean