Even environmentalists are reevaluating nuclear power as a possible solution to global warming, but can it really help?
Trailblazing our knowledge of aquatic minds, Diana Reiss uses science to fight for dolphin welfare.
A new wave of nuclear power plant construction has boosted the price of uranium reactor fuel
Two billion years ago parts of an African uranium deposit spontaneously underwent nuclear fission. The details of this remarkable phenomenon are just now becoming clear
New, safer and more economical nuclear reactors could not only satisfy many of our future energy needs but could combat global warming as well
Fast-neutron reactors could extract much more energy from recycled nuclear fuel, minimize the risks of weapons proliferation and markedly reduce the time nuclear waste must be isolated...
Taking apart a nuclear power plant that has reached the end of its life is a complicated task. But not for the reasons you might expect
A review of The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer, a film by David Grubin, airing on PBS January 26 for the American Experience series, in association with the BBC
GeoEye 1 puts an historic event in perspective
Scientists tell Pres. Barack Obama how the space agency could help solve the world's number-one problem
Exceptionally massive and bright, the earliest stars changed the course of cosmic history
Corporate applications are well under way, and consumer uses are emerging
New mobile services provide instant access to the healthiest, greenest catch
A little ecology and technology could keep birds away from airplanes
Scientists turn to genetics to help replenish the U.S. Northwest's endangered salmon population