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First nuclear plant in Belarus stops power output day after it was inaugurated
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First nuclear plant in Belarus stops power output day after it was inaugurated

Authorities say the plant's construction was plagued by accidents, stolen materials and the mistreatment of workers.

Russian hackers who pose threat to US election have breached nuclear plants, power grid in the past
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Russian hackers who pose threat to US election have breached nuclear plants, power grid in the past

The timing of the attacks so close to the election and the potential for disruption set off concern inside private security firms, law enforcement and intelligence agencies

Mansion without a toilet: Towns in Japan seek to house, store nuclear waste out of necessity
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Mansion without a toilet: Towns in Japan seek to house, store nuclear waste out of necessity

Radioactive waste needs to be stored away for a few centuries in thick concrete structures underground so it won’t affect humans and the environment.

China is both the largest coal consumer and the largest clean energy market in the world
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China is both the largest coal consumer and the largest clean energy market in the world

In the past three years, China's carbon emissions have begun to rise and emissions from fossil fuels and concrete production rose by 4 percent,

Scientists may have discovered a fifth fundamental 'force of nature,' they’re calling it X17
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Scientists may have discovered a fifth fundamental 'force of nature,' they’re calling it X17

The phenomenon involving helium has no fitting explanation basis the four known forces that govern the natural world.

Donald Trump serves notice to walk out of Paris Accord on climate change even as diplomats plot to save It
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Donald Trump serves notice to walk out of Paris Accord on climate change even as diplomats plot to save It

The Donald Trump administration formally notified the United Nations on Monday that it would withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, leaving global climate diplomats to plot a way forward without the cooperation of the world’s largest economy

Has technology made moving nuclear materials safe? Depends on whom you ask
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Has technology made moving nuclear materials safe? Depends on whom you ask

There’s enough high-level nuclear waste awaiting disposal in the U.S. to fill a football field 20 meters deep.

Russia's floating nuclear power plant completes Arctic transfer, reaches Pevek port
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Russia's floating nuclear power plant completes Arctic transfer, reaches Pevek port

The world's northernmost nuclear power plant will start operating once connected to the local electricity grid.

Hassan Rouhani says US 'afraid' of Mohammad Javad Zarif, mocks decision to freeze Iran foreign minister's American assets
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Hassan Rouhani says US 'afraid' of Mohammad Javad Zarif, mocks decision to freeze Iran foreign minister's American assets

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani on Thursday mocked US decision to impose sanctions on foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, saying it showed Washington was "afraid" of him as tensions again flare between the arch-enemies

Dawn of the Nuclear Age: 74 years ago, the first atomic bomb was tested in a desert in New Mexico
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Dawn of the Nuclear Age: 74 years ago, the first atomic bomb was tested in a desert in New Mexico

Trinity test is estimated to cost $2 billion and was conducted in deep in the desert in New Mexico.

Iran looking at breaking uranium stockpile limit within 10 days, statement puts pressure on Europe to improve terms for nuclear deal
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Iran looking at breaking uranium stockpile limit within 10 days, statement puts pressure on Europe to improve terms for nuclear deal

Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country's atomic agency said Monday

CERN's LHCb experiment hints at why universe has more matter than antimatter
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CERN's LHCb experiment hints at why universe has more matter than antimatter

The LHCb experiment has observed an anomaly in particles made of charm quarks for the first time.

Toshiba designs robot to probe depths of Japan's melted Fukushima nuclear reactor
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Toshiba designs robot to probe depths of Japan's melted Fukushima nuclear reactor

The 3 reactors at Fukushima suffered core meltdowns after a massive earthquake & tsunami in 2011.

CERN's new concept for a next-gen particle smasher dwarfs the Large Hadron
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CERN's new concept for a next-gen particle smasher dwarfs the Large Hadron

CERN scientists have laid out a $40 billion vision to build a reactor 4 times larger than the LHC.

Parliamentary panel recommends large-scale import of uranium, report likely to be tabled during Winter Session
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Parliamentary panel recommends large-scale import of uranium, report likely to be tabled during Winter Session

A parliamentary panel, headed by Murli Manohar Joshi, has recommended that government should mount diplomatic efforts to increase import of uranium.

China’s artificial Sun reaches fusion temperatures thrice that of the real Sun
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China’s artificial Sun reaches fusion temperatures thrice that of the real Sun

At 100 million °C, the reactor attained the minimum temperature needed for sustained nuclear fusion.

How far are we from nuclear fusion as a commercially-viable energy source?
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How far are we from nuclear fusion as a commercially-viable energy source?

Critics are unsure that money thrown at fusion will prove a commercially-viable energy source.

India crucial partner in commercially-viable nuclear fusion project: Official
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India crucial partner in commercially-viable nuclear fusion project: Official

China, India, Japan, Korea, Russia & US have contributed nine percent each to the project: Report

Recently refurbished KAPS-2 nuclear power plant in Gujarat reaches 'criticality'
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Recently refurbished KAPS-2 nuclear power plant in Gujarat reaches 'criticality'

An earlier leak at the plant was plugged 10 days later, after which refurbishing work was taken up.

France, world's most nuclear-dependent nation, faces 'failings' in nuclear safety
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France, world's most nuclear-dependent nation, faces 'failings' in nuclear safety

The lawmakers said the number of safety incidents in France "has risen steadily".