Researchers build new fermion microscope
Fermions are the building blocks of matter, interacting in a multitude of permutations to give rise to the elements of the periodic table. Without fermions, the physical world would not exist.
Lockheed Martin pursues compact fusion reactor concept
Germany sets record for peak energy use – 50 percent comes from solar (Update)
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.
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 ...
Is it real? Physicists propose method to determine if the universe is a simulation
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 ...
Borexino Collaboration succeeds in spotting pep neutrinos emitted from the sun
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.
Lab confirms new commercial method for producing medical isotope
The effort to secure a stable, domestic source of a critical medical isotope reached an important milestone this month as the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory demonstrated the ...
Turmoil, conflicts cloud global energy future
Some suggest it's time to rethink which direction we point our solar panels
Researchers uncover properties in nanocomposite oxide ceramics for reactor fuel
Nanocomposite oxide ceramics have potential uses as ferroelectrics, fast ion conductors, and nuclear fuels and for storing nuclear waste, generating a great deal of scientific interest on the structure, properties, ...