Bill Gates on Nuclear Energy and TerraPower

Microsoft founder and extraordinary philanthropist Bill Gates is also a nuclear energy enthusiast. In this excellent TeD presentation, Bill Gates talks about energy and climate, and the need for “miracles” to… 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 →

Clinch River Site will once again lead nuclear development

By Will Davis (Above, Westinghouse artwork depicting the Clinch River Breeder Reactor plant as envisaged in November 1973.) The Department of Energy announced recently that it would award the first Continue Reading →