The articles below provide general information on all things nuclear—ranging from nuclear energy basics and STEM content to featured industry jobs and national lab capabilities that are used to accelerate research and development in nuclear energy.
August 2, 2023
Learn how boiling and pressurized light-water reactors work.
October 3, 2022
Get up to speed with these five fast facts about spent nuclear fuel.
December 10, 2021
Six things everyone should know about nuclear-powered rocket engines.
April 12, 2021
These 3 advanced reactor designs are cleaner, safer and more efficient than previous generations. They could also debut as early as 2030.
April 1, 2021
Infographic: Learn the difference between fission and fusion - two physical processes that produce massive amounts of energy from atoms.
March 31, 2021
A typical nuclear reactor produces 1 gigawatt of power per plant on average. Just how much power is that exactly?
March 29, 2021
An overview of the main advantages of nuclear energy and the challenges currently facing the industry today.
March 24, 2021
Nuclear energy has the highest capacity factor of any energy source, and it's not even close.
March 23, 2021
Get up to speed on nuclear energy with these 5 fast facts.
February 26, 2021
Microreactors are not defined by their fuel form or coolant. Instead, they have three main features.