October 26, 2023

What Is a Nuclear Moratorium?

Several U.S. states still have restrictions on nuclear energy development. But what are nuclear moratoriums? And which states have them?

September 12, 2023

5 Radioactive Products We Use Every Day

Radioisotopes have hundreds of uses and can be found in countless everyday products — including these five for starters.

September 7, 2023

Could Advanced Reactors Make Carbon Capture Systems More Viable?

A new U.S. Department of Energy report finds promise in pairing nuclear reactors with direct air capture system.

August 31, 2023

Spent Nuclear Fuel from this Retired Government Reactor is Getting a Second Life

EBR-II spent nuclear fuel is being recycled to help industry gain access to HALEU for new reactor technologies.

August 2, 2023

Beyond Oppenheimer: How Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Reactors are Different

Nuclear weapons and commercial nuclear reactors are completely different in four key ways. Here's how.

August 2, 2023

NUCLEAR 101: How Does a Nuclear Reactor Work?

Learn how boiling and pressurized light-water reactors work.

July 28, 2023

Cherenkov Radiation, Explained

Cherenkov radiation happens when electrically charged particles, such as protons or electrons, travel faster than light in a clear medium like water.

April 25, 2023

4 Key Updates to the U.S. Department of Energy Consent-Based Siting Process 

4 big updates to DOE's revised consent-based siting process.

April 20, 2023

Q&A: What's It Like to Build a Nuclear Reactor? This Female Engineer Helped Build Three

We spoke with Gale Hauck, a new Senior Advisor in the Office of Nuclear Energy, about her experience helping to build the UAE's only nuclear power plant, challenges she faced, and her advice for women pursuing a career in nuclear energy.

April 13, 2023

5 Things You Should Know About Nuclear and Maritime Shipping

Here are the five things you should know about nuclear power and its HUGE potential to power future shipping vessels.