The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is weighing in on plant safety at home in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. Prepare to be confused.
Floods in the Midwest and a new SolveClimate story are a reminder of nuclear power's vulnerability to climate change.
Reactor accidents and radiation leaks aren't the only risks with nuclear energy; nuclear weapons are another problem.
For decades, some nuclear engineers have been pushing an alternate technology that they claim could address all the concerns of conventional nuclear reactors. Called Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), these plants,would be inherently cheaper to build and safer to operate than conventional plants.
Engineers who design nuclear plants can plan a worst case scenario, but this may not be enough to prevent all accidents.
The worst nuclear disaster in history has faded from many peoples' memories — but in Ukraine, where it all happened, its devastating effects are still unfolding.
With heat waves on the rise, last summer's nuclear slowdown in Tennessee may be a sign of things to come.
Interactive maps shed light on the current state of the nuclear industry around the world.