PTN exclusive interview with "Nano-Diamond Battery" One of the most amazing and transformative energy startups we have ever seen.

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Hardware, Interviews, Science on 20th Mar, 2023
by Alex Muller

By taking Radioisotopes, locking them into a sealed nanostructure, and transforming the radioactive decay into electrical energy, this amazing start-up is building an abundant power source for a very wide range of use cases.

The World’s First Deep Geological Nuclear Vault Will Store Radioactive Waste in Finland for 100,000 Years

Posted in Business, Science on 31st Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Spent fuel rods from nuclear reactors will be encased in layers of various materials before being lowered into tunnels 430 meters underground.

A laser-powered upgrade to radiotherapy cancer treatment

Posted in Hardware, Medicine, Science on 26th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

A new research venture pairs cutting-edge particle accelerator science and radiation therapy.

Smarter Radiation Therapy Enhances Personalized Care for Cancer Patients

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

may have their treatment plan reassessed and optimized before every session, allowing the maximal radiation dose to be delivered to the tumor while reducing the risk of irradiating nearby healthy tissues.

Radiation could restrict crewed Mars missions to less than four years

Posted in Science on 5th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

An international team of scientists has calculated that a crewed mission to Mars should only last a maximum of four years if the astronauts' health isn't to be endangered by prolonged exposure to cosmic radiation.