News tagged with nuclear power plant

Scientists help avert a nuclear medicine meltdown

University of British Columbia scientists have shown that small cyclotrons – particle accelerators the size of an SUV – can replace hulking nuclear power plants as the country's main source of medical isotopes, the radioactive ...

dateJan 09, 2015 in General Physics
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Time to reactivate nuclear energy

The energy sector has been one of the strategic infrastructural areas for Mexico, not only as a revenue generator for the nation but as a lever of industrial development. However, Mexico has a deficit in generating technologies ...

dateJan 05, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Two robots, one challenge, endless possibility

To the theme song of "2001: A Space Odyssey," a robot with a twisty spine rolled toward Thomas Rosenbaum, the new president of the California Institute of Technology, on Oct. 24, as he stood on a stage at NASA's Jet Propulsion ...

dateDec 11, 2014 in Robotics
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