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September 24, 2018 | Source: Power Technology, power-technology.com, 23 July 2018, Molly Lempriere
Space Race: a Look at NASA’s New Kilopower Fission Reactor
NASA and the US Department of Energy have developed a new nuclear fission reactor design for space applications, the Kilopower. NASA successfully conducted testing and...
May 21, 2018 | Source: NuScale Power Newsroom, newsroom.nuscalepower.com, 30 April 2018
NuScale Power’s Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Becomes First Ever to Complete NRC’s Phase 1 Review
Moving the U.S. closer to energy independence - a milestone in bringing America’s first Small Modular Reactor (SMR) to market. NuScale Power, LLC is developing a new modular light...
May 11, 2018 | Source: IFL Science, iflscience.com, Manfred Lenzen, Professor of Sustainability Research, School of Physics at University of Sydney
Is Nuclear Power Zero-Emission? No, but It Isn’t High-Emission Either
“Even though we have not broken ground on a new nuclear plant in nearly 30 years, nuclear energy remains our largest source of fuel that produces no carbon emissions." ... “We’ll...
February 13, 2017 | Source: Business Insider, Dave Mosher
Revived Cold War Tech for Long Duration Flights Could Solve Earth's Energy Crisis
Humanity is in a serious pinch for energy. The world population may balloon to 9 billion people by 2040, up from 7.36 billion in 2016, and researchers believe this will translate...
September 26, 2016 | Source: Louise Lerner, Argonne National Labortory
How Things Break (and Why Scientists Want to Know)
Breaking things can help scientists answer both the most elemental and the most everyday questions. Humans spend a lot of time creating things—this drives a huge amount of our...
Survivability and Vulnerability