Energy & Green Tech

An energy bill boosting nuclear power heading to Biden's desk

Democrats and Republicans don't agree on much on Capitol Hill these days, but they just passed bipartisan legislation to promote the growth of future nuclear power plants—and President Joe Biden is expected to sign it into ...

Energy & Green Tech

Scientists in UK set fusion record

Scientists in Britain announced Thursday they had smashed a record for generating fusion energy in the final experiment using the Joint European Torus (JET) machines.

Engineering

Team develops alloy to boost fusion energy

A newly developed tungsten-based alloy that performs well in extreme environments similar to those in fusion reactor prototypes may help harness fusion energy.

Engineering

3D-printed, ultra-strong and ductile alloys form nanostructures

Additive manufacturing techniques used to produce metal alloys have gained popularity due to their ability to be fabricated in complex shapes for use in various engineering applications. Yet the majority of studies conducted ...

Business

Tech billionaires rally around nuclear as energy crisis looms

In recent weeks, some of Silicon Valley's most famous technologists have hailed a historically polarizing energy source—nuclear power—as a solution to both cutting carbon emissions and weaning the world off now-controversial ...

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