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Lockheed Martin announces nuclear fusion power advances – experts respond

Laura Goodall posted in on October 16th, 2014.

US defence technology firm Lockheed Martin Corp says in a press release that it has made major technological advances in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion. The first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready in a decade, Lockheed Martin says. It also claims that it has shown it […]

Nuclear expert – Q&A with Prof Robin Grimes

John Kerr posted in on March 21st, 2014.

Three years on from Fukushima, questions are still being asked about the long term impacts of radiation contamination for local communities and the wider environment. Public attitudes towards nuclear energy and perceptions of the associated risks have shifted globally, though not always in the same direction. Visiting nuclear energy specialist Prof Robin Grimes, the current UK […]

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