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The US, UK, and Australian governments have issued a joint statement outlining the AUKUS treaty plan to provide the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) with nuclear-powered attack submarines, which includes the development of a new British-designed AUKUS-class submarine that will involve an unprecedented sharing of American and British nuclear technology.Continue ReadingCategory: Military, TechnologyTags
Northrop Grumman has successfully completed the first full-scale static test fire of the stage-one solid-rocket motor for the LGM-35A Sentinel that will replace the US Air Force's Minuteman III nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM).Continue ReadingCategory: Military, TechnologyTags: Northrop Grumman, US Air Force, Nuclear weapons, Rocket
The US Air Force has awarded Boeing a US$285-million contract to build the first 13 MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopters to replace the venerable Bell UH-1N Huey multi-role helicopter fleet that guards America's land-based nuclear ballistic missiles.Continue ReadingCategory: Military, TechnologyTags: Boeing, Bell Helicopter, Helicopters
NASA and DARPA have agreed to develop and test a nuclear rocket engine in space as soon as 2027. Using a nuclear reactor as its power source, it would outperform chemical rockets and greatly reduce the time for the first crewed Mars mission.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: DARPA, NASA, US Space Force, Nuclear, Rocket
In a move that could see a new generation of deep-space CubeSats, NASA has greenlighted a project by the Rochester Institute of Technology to develop a nuclear power source that is a tenth the size of those in current use for planetary missions.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: NASA, Nuclear
Russia is the only country that sells the HALEU fuel that some next-generation nuclear plants will rely on, and with sanctions now in place due to the war in Ukraine, TerraPower has now conceded its demo timeline will blow out by at least two years.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: Nuclear, Clean Energy, Alternative Energy
this discovery validates decades of exploring the potential of nuclear fusion as a source of near-limitless and zero-carbon clean energy. The post US scientists achieve nuclear fusion breakthrough, advancing the future of clean energy appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
American creative agency &Walsh has created the branding for the website of nuclear energy advocate Isodope using AI image generator DALL-E 2. Read more
Northrop Grumman and the US Air Force have announced that the B-21 Raider strategic heavy nuclear strike bomber will make its public debut at an invitation-only event in the first week of December at Northrop's Palmdale, California facility.Continue ReadingCategory: Military, TechnologyTags: US Air Force, Nuclear weapons, Aircraft, Northrop Grumman
If a nuclear war were ever to break out, it probably wouldn’t last long. For a few days, perhaps a week, nuclear weapons would be fired between several countries and catastrophic losses would be swift. But what happens next?Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Food, Warfare, Climate, Agriculture, Nuclear weapons is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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