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Hacking nuclear systems is the ultimate cyber threat. Are we prepared? - The Verge

News - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 15:48

The Verge

Hacking nuclear systems is the ultimate cyber threat. Are we prepared?
The Verge
The nuclear plant employees stood in rain boots in a pool of water, sizing up the damage. Mopping up the floor would be straightforward, but cleaning up the digital mess would be far from it. A hacker in an adjacent room had hijacked a simulated power ...

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Russia's Rosatom wants to build nuclear power plant in Argentina: Putin - Reuters

News - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 14:02

Reuters

Russia's Rosatom wants to build nuclear power plant in Argentina: Putin
Reuters
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian state nuclear agency Rosatom has proposed building a nuclear power station in Argentina, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech while attending the Forum of ...

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NASA Pushes for Nuclear-Powered Space Missions - Scientific American

News - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 13:00

Scientific American

NASA Pushes for Nuclear-Powered Space Missions
Scientific American
18), scientists and officials from NASA and the Department of Energy gathered at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas to discuss the Kilopower project, the next generation of nuclear power plants for future space missions. In the past, NASA ...
US Tests Nuclear Power System to Sustain Astronauts on MarsVoice of America
US tests nuclear power to sustain astronauts on MarsThe Weather Network
NASA Unveils New Power Source for Space ExplorationSky & Telescope
Outer Places -Fossbytes -MLive.com
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Establishing a nuclear fuel cycle is crucial for resource-poor Japan - The Japan News

News - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 09:28

Establishing a nuclear fuel cycle is crucial for resource-poor Japan
The Japan News
The Yomiuri Shimbun Utilizing as fuel the plutonium extracted from spent nuclear fuel at nuclear power plants. For Japan, a nation poor in natural resources, the nuclear fuel cycle is important. To realize this, more earnest efforts are needed. It has ...

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Nuclear Power in Czech Republic, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2017-Capacity, Generation, Investment Trends ... - Industry Today (press release)

News - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 08:08

Nuclear Power in Czech Republic, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2017-Capacity, Generation, Investment Trends ...
Industry Today (press release)
The Nuclear Power in Czech Republic Market report provides in depth analysis on global nuclear power market with forecasts up to 2030. The report analyzes the power market scenario in Czech Republic (includes thermal conventional, nuclear, large hydro ...

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NBC: NKorea Calls Itself Nuclear Power; Nukes Not Negotiable - Newsmax

News - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 03:49

Newsmax

NBC: NKorea Calls Itself Nuclear Power; Nukes Not Negotiable
Newsmax
North Korea is not discussing with anyone the possibility of abandoning its nuclear weapons program and has declared itself a nuclear power that deserves respect, according to a new report. NBC News' Lester Holt reported Monday night from North Korea ...

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New nuclear power plant coming to Idaho Falls - LocalNews8.com

News - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 00:55

New nuclear power plant coming to Idaho Falls
LocalNews8.com
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Idaho Falls will soon be home to brand new nuclear technology. NuScale Power, a nuclear power company, has created a new nuclear technology to provide energy to cities and Idaho Falls is getting the first power plant ...

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Davis-Besse, Perry nuclear plants could close as FirstEnergy inks deal with hedge funds - cleveland.com

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:52

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Davis-Besse, Perry nuclear plants could close as FirstEnergy inks deal with hedge funds
cleveland.com
CLEVELAND - Four high-powered private investor groups have agreed to sink nearly $2.5 billion into FirstEnergy for 18 months in exchange for helping the company shed its money-losing power plants, or get them returned to regulation and protection from ...

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Rosatom prepares to launch construction tender for Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant - Daily News Egypt

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 18:29

Rosatom prepares to launch construction tender for Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant
Daily News Egypt
Russian state energy corporation Rosatom is preparing to launch an international tender for the implementation of construction work of the Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant, while contracting with the winning companies will take place in July. Sources at ...

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Watershed year ahead for US nuclear industry - World Nuclear News

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 16:27

Watershed year ahead for US nuclear industry
World Nuclear News
"We're encouraged by the states' recognition of the need to keep nuclear plants open, whether for emissions reduction or energy diversity," he said. A failure to value appropriately all the benefits of nuclear power has contributed to an uneven playing ...

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End of the EU? Austria SUES European Commission in Hungary nuclear power station row - Express.co.uk

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:33

Express.co.uk

End of the EU? Austria SUES European Commission in Hungary nuclear power station row
Express.co.uk
Vienna is furious with the ruling and says it does not view nuclear energy as a way to combat climate change. It also does not agree with the argument the move is in the common European interest. Austria, which shares a border with Hungary, prides ...
Austria to sue EU over allowing expansion of Hungary nuclear plantReuters
Austria to sue European Commission over Hungarian nuclear plant expansionXinhua
Austria to contest Paks upgrade in European CourtBudapest Business Journal

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Is a Wave of UK Public Money About to Enable New Nuclear Plants? - EcoWatch

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:45

EcoWatch

Is a Wave of UK Public Money About to Enable New Nuclear Plants?
EcoWatch
The government has reaffirmed its commitment to building a fleet of new nuclear power stations in recent months, despite concerns over the cost and delivery. But if it decides to back a nuclear project, it may prove difficult for ministers to avoid ...
EDITORIAL: Backing Hitachi nuke project in Britain risks taxpayer moneyAsahi Shimbun

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US Tests Nuclear Power System to Sustain Astronauts on Mars - Voice of America

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:34

Voice of America

US Tests Nuclear Power System to Sustain Astronauts on Mars
Voice of America
Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable surface of Mars have been successful and a full-power run is scheduled for March, officials said on Thursday. National ...
US tests nuclear power to sustain astronauts on MarsThe Weather Network
NASA's Kilopower Project Will Bring Us to Mars and Beyond With Nuclear PowerOuter Places
NASA Testing A Small Nuclear Reactor To Power Human Colonies On MarsFossbytes
MLive.com -San Antonio Express-News
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Kilopower Project: NASA Pushes Nuclear Power for Deep-Space Missions - Space.com

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:28

Space.com

Kilopower Project: NASA Pushes Nuclear Power for Deep-Space Missions
Space.com
In the past, NASA has used radioisotope thermoelectric generators (RTGs) to power spacecraft like Voyagers 1 and 2, the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Packages, and the Curiosity rover. This device directly converts heat from decaying plutonium into ...
US Tests Nuclear Power System to Sustain Astronauts on MarsVoice of America
NASA Testing A Small Nuclear Reactor To Power Human Colonies On MarsFossbytes
NASA's new energy project boosts power in spaceSan Antonio Express-News
Decentralized Energy -SYFY WIRE (blog)
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Austria to sue EU over allowing expansion of Hungary nuclear plant - Reuters

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:04

Budapest Business Journal

Austria to sue EU over allowing expansion of Hungary nuclear plant
Reuters
For us, nuclear energy is neither a sustainable form of energy supply, nor is it an answer to climate change.” EU state aid regulators approved last March Hungary's plan to build two new reactors at its Paks nuclear site with the help of Russia's ...
Austria to contest Paks upgrade in European CourtBudapest Business Journal

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Electrical malfunction shuts down Hungary nuclear power block - Reuters Africa

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:21

Electrical malfunction shuts down Hungary nuclear power block
Reuters Africa
BUDAPEST, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The third of four blocks at Hungary's Paks Nuclear Power Plant shut down automatically on Monday morning due to an unspecified electrical malfunctioning, the plant said in a statement posted on its web site. “At 8:44 a.m ...

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NASA Testing A Small Nuclear Reactor To Power Human Colonies On Mars - Fossbytes

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:48

Fossbytes

NASA Testing A Small Nuclear Reactor To Power Human Colonies On Mars
Fossbytes
So, the space agency would have to send four to five reactors to Mars. Find more information in this PDF presentation. The experiments to test Kilopower began late last year, and the tests of a flight-like reactor core will take place this spring. NASA ...
NASA's new energy project boosts power in spaceSan Antonio Express-News
NASA now has a superpowered way to fuel spacecraftSYFY WIRE (blog)
NASA's small nuclear reactor to power a habitat on MarsEastern Mirror
Brinkwire (press release)
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EXCLUSIVE: Saudi Arabia shortlists two sites for first nuclear power project - MEED

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:21

MEED

EXCLUSIVE: Saudi Arabia shortlists two sites for first nuclear power project
MEED
Saudi Arabia is assessing two potential sites for its first nuclear power plant (NPP) project, for which it is planning to begin the tendering process in 2018. According to details garnered by MEED projects and corroborated by sources close to the ...

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NASA's new energy project boosts power in space - San Antonio Express-News

News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 02:30

San Antonio Express-News

NASA's new energy project boosts power in space
San Antonio Express-News
Long-term stays on alien planets also would require astronauts to be able to recharge their rovers and power their living habitats, among other things, scientists said. This kind of work would require 400 to 500 kilowatts of power, researchers said ...
NASA now has a superpowered way to fuel spacecraftSYFY WIRE (blog)
US tests nuclear system to sustain astronauts on Mars.Brinkwire (press release)

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NASA now has a superpowered way to fuel spacecraft - SYFY WIRE (blog)

News - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 17:44

SYFY WIRE (blog)

NASA now has a superpowered way to fuel spacecraft
SYFY WIRE (blog)
Kilopower is every bit of the futuristic supercharged power source it sounds like. Designed and developed through a collaboration between NASA's Glenn Research Center, Marshall Space Flight Center and the Los Alamos Laboratory, with the Y12 National ...

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