Nuclear Power

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Nuclear reactors used to be huge, but now they’re about the size of a truck and powerful and the US…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today if you generate electricity in one part of the world you can’t transport it to any other place in…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Researchers are always short of funding and this is a very innovative way to get high net worth individuals involved…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Unlike their traditional infamous cousins TWR nuclear reactors use nuclear waste as their fuel and are orders of magnitude safer….

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There’s over $100 billion worth of nuclear waste in dumps around the world with a life of a million years,…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world is power hungry, in more ways than one, and one Danish startup believes connecting floating nuclear reactors to…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today’s combustion engine rockets are cheap-ish but not that efficient so the race is on to develop new and better…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The way we make nuclear reactors hasn’t really changed in decades, but now 3D printed nuclear reactors made in labs…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As the world tries to wean itself off of fossil fuels nuclear power is making a come back.   Interested…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Many countries have tried to develop miniaturised nuclear reactors for space flight applications, but Russia’s by far the closest.  …

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Making sure countries subject to nuclear disarmament treaties are actually decommissioning real, not fake, nuclear weapons has always posed a…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Up until now it’s only been possible to assess the status of a sovereign states nuclear power program by physically…