nuclear

NASA Pursues Nuclear Option For Providing Power On The Moon

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

"The Fission Surface Power project is a very achievable first step toward the United States establishing nuclear power on the Moon," said Idaho National Laboratory Director John Wagner.

US and Canada Nuclear Regulators Complete Technical Review of Molten Salt Reactor

Posted in Hardware, Science on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

Terrestrial Energy’s IMSR is a 4th generation reactor that uses molten salt as both fuel and coolant, with integrated components, that can supply heat directly to industrial facilities or use it to generate electrical power.

Nuclear Waste Diamonds To Power Artificial Neuron Implants For Decades

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Axorus and Arkenlight have partnered up to build a proof of concept: the first artificial neuron powered by a tritium radiovoltaic micro-power generator.

The US Is Spending $6 Billion To Keep Its Aging Nuclear Reactors Running

Posted in Business, Hardware on 2nd May, 2022
by Alex Muller

"Nuclear power plants contribute more than half of our carbon-free electricity, and President Biden is committed to keeping these plants active to reach our clean energy goals"

France, Korea, Belgium, UK, China Will Expand Nuclear Energy

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 1st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The UK has setup a new program called Great British Nuclear, which has the goal of building up to seven new nuclear reactors by 2050. They will identify sites, cut through red tape to speed up the planning process, and bring together private firms to run each site.