UK schoolboy Jamie Edwards becomes the youngest person to build a working nuclear fusion reactor thanks to the backing of his school.
Is another nuclear emergency in the offing? Japanese officials express concern about the plant operator's ability to control the situation after a new leak is discovered.
This uranium-based reactor would use nuclear fission energy to power small spacecraft and possibly installations on Mars.
Founder of Intellectual Ventures, speaking at D10, deflects the usual accusations that his business is harming innovation.
It seems that, until 2006, Kodak had a basement that housed a nuclear reactor, complete with a cache of weapons-grade uranium. How did the company get away with that?
The U.K. is grappling with how to get rid of weapon-grade plutonium and may employ a novel reactor design to consume it.
But no nuclear renaissance appears to be imminent, despite the go-ahead to build and operate two new reactors in Georgia.
A Swedish man has been arrested after trying to build a nuclear reactor in his kitchen. Richard Handl blogged says he bought his radioactive materials on eBay.
Science buff Richard Handl decided to split atoms at home in his free time, and the authorities weren't too pleased about it.
Japanese expect it will take decades before the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant can be fully dismantled, according to a draft report. A temporary cover may limit some radiation leakage.