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Nuclear Fission

Fusion, Fission, and Fossil Fuels

Victor Stenger | Posted 03.07.2014 | Science
Victor Stenger

Even if controlled fusion is still a long way from reaching fruition, nuclear energy remains the best and perhaps the only long-term, large-scale solution to the world's energy needs.

Celebrating 75 Years of Nuclear Fission

Erik Rancatore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Erik Rancatore

75 years ago, fission was an idea that was thought only to exist in theory. At the time it was thought impossible to split an atom without causing som...

China's Pursuit Of Teleportation Revealed By WikiLeaks Cables

Popular Science | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

It's no secret that China is beating up on America and the West in everything from infrastructure to technology investment, but news of exactly what t...

Waiting For a Star Birth

Santhosh Mathew, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Santhosh Mathew, PhD

The birth of the star will help us to deviate from the habit of depending on the planet for energy needs, truly a remarkable transition for a civilization. Will the year 2010 be a true turning point?