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Nuclear Fuel

Ridding The World Of The “Element from Hell”

| David Biello | Posted 05.10.2012 | Science

The vast majority of the radioactive plutonium on the planet is man-made—roughly 500 metric tons, or enough to make 100,000 nuclear weapons by the c...

Doomsday Scenario at Fukushima

Marvin Resnikoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marvin Resnikoff

The slow motion events occurring at Japan's (or GE's) Fukushima reactor cannot be sugar-coated. It is a doomsday scenario unfolding. Nuclear reactors are not the same as coal/oil/gas electricity plants -- they cannot be turned off.

Dealing With the Issues of Nuclear Energy

Steven Chu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Chu

Given the importance of nuclear energy, it is critical we continue to work with the international community. In Vienna next week, I will offer ideas for how we can promote an international "fuel bank" to encourage the peaceful use of nuclear power.

Iran Could Expedite Nuclear Bomb, U.S. Says

The New York Times | DAVID E. SANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON--American intelligence agencies have concluded in recent months that Iran has created enough nuclear fuel to make a rapid, if risky, sprint...