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Reviving nuclear deal possible if Iran makes’political decision’: U.S. official

The United States and Iran are still divided over key issues, but the two governments could reach an agreement within weeks on reviving the 2015 nuclear agreement if Tehran makes a political decision to make it happen, a senior U.S. official told reporters on Thursday.Speaking the day before indirect talks were due to resume in…

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Does nuclear secrecy make us more secure? New book offers counterargument

Loose lips sink ships — Historian Alex Wellerstein: “You could get rid of all the secrecy tomorrow and the world would not measurably become more dangerous.” Jennifer Ouellette – Apr 29, 2021 9:45 pm UTC Enlarge / A “Restricted Data” classification stamp on a document from the US Atomic Energy Commission in the early 1950s.…

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Nuclear Power

Nuclear Power Looks to Regain Its Footing 10 Years after Fukushima

Economics may play a stronger role than fear in steering nuclear power toward a slow decline — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Engineering Nuclear

Nuclear engineering researchers develop new resilient oxide dispersion strengthened alloy

Texas A&M University researchers have recently shown superior performance of a new oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) alloy they developed for use in both fission and fusion reactors.

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Energy Nuclear

Why Nuclear Must Be Part Of The Energy Solution

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Fukushima Nuclear

Fukushima nuclear plant operator: Seismometers were broken

TOKYO (AP) — The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant said Monday that two seismometers at one of its three melted reactors have been out of order since last year and did not collect data when a powerful earthquake struck the area earlier this month. The acknowledgement raised new questions about whether the…

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Did nuclear spy devices in the Himalayas activate India floods?

Did nuclear spy devices in the Himalayas trigger India floods?

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Facebook Nuclear

Facebook goes nuclear, banning all news posts in Australia

Facebook says Australia “fundamentally misunderstands” its relationship to news.

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Fusion Nuclear

Nuclear fusion group calls for building a pilot plant by the 2040s

The main criticism about nuclear fusion has been that its vast potential as a commercial source of energy has always been just out of reach.

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Nuclear Power

Nuclear power and carbon capture gain support because of climate change

Julian Brave NoiseCat, an expert at a progressive think tank, doesn’t like nuclear power, but he’s willing to support it because of climate change. Why he matters: NoiseCat personifies a shift in mindset among individuals, corporations and governments that’s …