National security on the move with high energy physics
Scientists are developing a portable technology that will safely and quickly detect nuclear material hidden within large objects such as shipping cargo containers or sealed waste drums. The researchers, led ...
Lockheed Martin pursues compact fusion reactor concept
Is it real? Physicists propose method to determine if the universe is a simulation
EU clears massive German wind farms investment
The EU on Thursday approved German government support for a massive investment of nearly 30 billion euros in new offshore wind farms, a key project as the country phases out nuclear energy.
Chemists find new material to remove radioactive gas from spent nuclear fuel
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research by a team of Sandia chemists could impact worldwide efforts to produce clean, safe nuclear energy and reduce radioactive waste.
Germany sets record for peak energy use – 50 percent comes from solar (Update)
Researchers take big step to develop nuclear fusion power
Imagine a world without man-made climate change, energy crunches or reliance on foreign oil. It may sound like a dream world, but University of Tennessee, Knoxville, engineers have made a giant step toward ...
Nuclear fusion simulation shows high-gain energy output
(PhysOrg.com) -- High-gain nuclear fusion could be achieved in a preheated cylindrical container immersed in strong magnetic fields, according to a series of computer simulations performed at Sandia National ...
Searching for a twist in neutron spin axis, physicists find nothing—and that's something
(Phys.org) —Besides understanding how much dark matter and dark energy there is—about 95 percent of the universe—scientists also want to know more about what dark matter and dark energy are not, as ...
Borexino Collaboration succeeds in spotting pep neutrinos emitted from the sun
Unleashing oxygen: 'Superlattice' structure could give a huge boost to oxygen reaction in fuel cells
New research at MIT could dramatically improve the efficiency of fuel cells, which are considered a promising alternative to batteries for powering everything from electronic devices to cars and homes.
An energy calculator to choose our future
EPFL's Energy Center has developed an information platform on energy transition. In particular, it proposes a national energy calculator to develop scenarios for Switzerland's energy future.