A new material, recently described in the Journal Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, could be just what testing agencies are looking for to detect improvised nuclear devices used by rogue governments and terrorists. (more…)
With the Japanese Disaster still fresh in mind and the seeming lack of interest in the United States for nuclear power. Bill Gate’s firm Terrapower is in discussions with China to build the first disaster proof reactor. Research in this 4th Generation reactor will take 5 years and could cost more than 1 billion dollars.