37 Results for

plutonium

Article

You could own a window from the Manhattan Project

This window, and the scientists who peered through it, witnessed work that changed the history of our planet. Now it can be yours for about $200,000.

By September 23, 2014

Article

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By June 20, 2014

Article

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

Article

1981 DeLorean modded with in-dash iPad interface

You don't need plutonium to run this DeLorean, but thanks to many modifications by its owner, the ride looks ahead of its time with an in-dash iPad Mini. Doc Brown would approve.

By March 5, 2014

Article

First Simpsons Lego picture leaks with world-famous couch

The first family of Springfield are immortalised in brick form in leaked photos of a new line of Lego inspired by The Simpsons.

By January 6, 2014

Article

NSA keywords become fodder for automated haiku

NSA surveillance keywords are transformed into odd poetry with the NSA Haiku Generator.

By October 30, 2013

Article

How the nuclear age burst onto the world from a squash court

On Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman traveled to the Argonne National Lab to find out the history of the world's first nuclear reaction, Chicago Pile-1.

By July 3, 2013

Article

Plutonium threat at Japan reactor, expert warns

The mixed oxide fuel used in the reactor where an explosion occurred today is more toxic than regular uranium, a Japanese nuclear expert warns.

By March 14, 2011

Article

Lego 'Back to the Future' DeLorean official, out in 2013

The upcoming set mustered more than 10,000 votes on Lego's fan project site Cuusoo. Plutonium not included.

By December 21, 2012

Article

Lego Back to the Future DeLorean made official, out in 2013

Plutonium not included -- the upcoming set mustered over 10,000 votes on Lego's fan project site Cuusoo.

By December 21, 2012