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13-year-old builds working nuclear fusion reactor

UK schoolboy Jamie Edwards becomes the youngest person to build a working nuclear fusion reactor thanks to the backing of his school.

By March 5, 2014

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More bad news from Fukushima as reactor leaks continue

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.

By August 21, 2013

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DOE, NASA testing fission reactor for spaceflight

This uranium-based reactor would use nuclear fission energy to power small spacecraft and possibly installations on Mars.

By November 26, 2012

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Nathan Myhrvold, patent troll? Check out his nuclear reactor

Founder of Intellectual Ventures, speaking at D10, deflects the usual accusations that his business is harming innovation.

By May 30, 2012

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So, Kodak -- about that nuclear reactor in your basement

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?

By May 14, 2012

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Can fast reactors speedily solve plutonium problems?

The U.K. is grappling with how to get rid of weapon-grade plutonium and may employ a novel reactor design to consume it.

By March 22, 2012

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First nuclear reactor approved in U.S. since 1978

But no nuclear renaissance appears to be imminent, despite the go-ahead to build and operate two new reactors in Georgia.

By February 13, 2012

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Man who built nuclear reactor in kitchen 'had it under control'

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.

By August 5, 2011

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Swede busted for home-brew nuclear reactor

Science buff Richard Handl decided to split atoms at home in his free time, and the authorities weren't too pleased about it.

By August 3, 2011

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Dismantling Fukushima reactors will take decades

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.

By July 11, 2011