Russia possesses a key resource for clean energy that many nations want, including the United States.
Oleg Ustenko told Newsweek how the West can do more to cut Kremlin cash flows and help Ukraine win the war.
The capacity for enriching uranium rose as a result of the strategic action plan passed by Iran's parliament in 2020, the country's atomic energy chief said.
Former president backed technology that this week achieved "net energy gain" for the first time, generating more energy from nuclear fusion than was put in.
"The energy production took less time than it takes light to travel one inch," said Marv Adams, deputy administrator for defense programs at the NNSA.
Researchers at the National Ignition Facility were measuring the kinetic energy of ions during their experiment when they saw something unexpected.
Rally-goers marching through the streets of Moscow called for strikes against Washington, D.C., with nuclear missiles.
Due to be built in Nottinghamshire, England, the first nuclear fusion plant in the world hopes to be commercially operational by 2040.
Meanwhile, La Niña is expected to blast colder-than-normal air across Europe, including Ukraine.
Most of the world once pledged to start moving away from nuclear energy. Now, they're weighing their relationship with it against their reliance on Russia.
Russian forces continue to occupy the plant, which is in one of the first regions to fall under Russian control at the start of the invasion of Ukraine.
With funding increasing and more companies involved, fusion is expected on the grid within the 2030s.
As the demand for energy rises, miniaturized nuclear power plants could be a climate-friendly new source. But some critics aren't so sure
"The government remains convinced that nuclear power cannot be classified as sustainable," a government spokesman said.
Nuclear energy is still controversial in Japan following the Fukushima disaster, but the country's new prime minister is a supporter.
China plans to store the glass nuclear waste deep underground as the country ramps up its nuclear power industry.
Last month, Chinese authorities sought to downplay the problem, saying minor fuel rod damage was to blame for radioactive gases that had built up at the site.
A French company that partly owns and helps operate the plant claimed the radiation limits were above French safety standards, CNN reported.
Nuclear cooperation between the U.S., Israel, the UAE and Saudi Arabia could help prevent a cascade of Middle Eastern nuclear proliferation.
The Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment said the radioactive substances were man-made.
Researchers believe an incident at a nuclear reprocessing plant in central Russia was the cause, though Russian officials have always denied involvement.
The controversial floating power plant will be towed through the Baltic Sea and narrow European straits to get to the Arctic.
Naples Mayor Luigi de Magistris said his "City of Peace" was no place for nuclear weapons or nuclear-powered vessels.
"This is the first time an ecosystem has been found to survive directly on the basis of nuclear energy."
The work reflects "the duality of creation and destruction as well as the beauty and disaster that our civilization has created."
The estimated cost of the long-term cleanup following the nuclear disaster is $192 billion.