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Next Generation Nuclear Power

New, safer and more economical nuclear reactors could not only satisfy many of our future energy needs but could combat global warming as well

January 26, 2009 — James A. Lake, Ralph G. Bennett and John F. Kotek

Smarter Use of Nuclear Waste

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...

January 26, 2009 — William H. Hannum, Gerald E. Marsh and George S. Stanford

Dismantling Nuclear Reactors

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

January 26, 2009 — Matthew L. Wald

The First Stars in the Universe

Exceptionally massive and bright, the earliest stars changed the course of cosmic history

January 19, 2009 — Richard B. Larson and Volker Bromm

The Semantic Web in Action

Corporate applications are well under way, and consumer uses are emerging

January 19, 2009 — Lee Feigenbaum, Ivan Herman, Tonya Hongsermeier, Eric Neumann and Susie Stephens
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