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“Nuclear Waste”

Apr 24, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
On April 26, 1986, a nuclear nightmare became reality.
Apr 3, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Sleep with the sharks, interact with a kinetic ceiling and drive an electric car that has 215 miles of range.
Feb 18, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Residents are worried about radioactivity from a nearby Superfund site.
Jan 7, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
In 1 million years, the epoch that we are now living in will likely be characterized by animal and plant remains, along with a strange mess of industrial pollutants.
Oct 1, 2014 04:41 AM ET
Nuclear power delivers about 19 percent of energy in the United States, and while it has many pluses, its waste and potential meltdown issues still make some people nervous. Julian explains how molten salt reactors might be the best nuclear option.
Aug 13, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Here are six ways humans are permanently changing the deep Earth, from mining to underground nuclear testing.
Jun 20, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Eliza Strickland, IEEE Spectrum
Two MIT engineers have designed a better reactor, one that deals with the industry's biggest problems: waste and safety.
Jun 13, 2014 01:50 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Two nuclear bombs that could have exploded in North Carolina miraculously did not.
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