Update and Perspective on Small Modular Reactor Development

By Jim Hopf The US Department of Energy has a $452 million program to share development and licensing costs for selected small modular reactor (SMR) designs. The DOE’s goal is Continue Reading →

2012 ~ The year that was in nuclear energy

Plus a few pointers to what’s in store for 2013 By Dan Yurman On a global scale the nuclear industry had its share of pluses and minuses in 2012. Japan’s Continue Reading →

ANS Nuclear Cafe Matinee: DUFF Space Nuclear Reactor Prototype

A joint Department of Energy and NASA team has demonstrated a simple, robust fission reactor prototype [note: see Comments for more accurate and complete description] intended for development for future space exploration missions. The Continue Reading →