Iranian nuclear: Israel calls for more firmness against Tehran

Iranian nuclear Israel calls for more firmness against Tehran

Israeli national security adviser Eyal Hulata at the Manama Dialogue in Bahrain on November 21. MAZEN MAHDI / AFP On the man-made island where the Four Seasons hotel stands in Manama, the capital of the tiny kingdom of Bahrain, Israeli national security adviser Eyal Hulata is in friendly territory. In this high tower, which dominates … Read more

How prolonged radiation exposure damages nuclear reactors

Journal Reference: Abdurrahman Ozturk, Merve Gencturk, Karim Ahmed . Surface and Size Effects on the Behaviors of Point Defects in Irradiated Crystalline Solids. Frontiers in Materials, 2021; 8 DOI: 10.3389/fmats.2021.684862 “Reactors need to run at either higher power or use fuels longer to increase their performance. But then, at these settings, the risk of wear and … Read more

In the United Kingdom, Rolls-Royce launches into nuclear “mini-power plants”

In the United Kingdom Rolls Royce launches into nuclear mini power plants

A nuclear reactor under construction at Hinkley Point C power station, near Bridgwater (southwest England), September 12, 2019. PETER NICHOLLS / REUTERS The EPR fiasco, that of Flamanville (Manche) in the lead, demonstrated it: new generation nuclear power plants are enormous, overpriced and plagued by repeated construction delays. To try to get around the problem, … Read more

Iran nuclear negotiations to resume in Vienna on November 29

Iran nuclear negotiations to resume in Vienna on November 29

Iranian centrifuges, in Tehran, April 10, 2021. IRANIAN PRESIDENCY OFFICE / VIA REUTERS After blowing hot and cold, Iran agrees to return to the negotiating table. Discussions in Vienna to relaunch the 2015 deal on Iran’s nuclear program will resume on November 29, Tehran’s chief nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani and the European Union (EU … Read more

Washington says Beijing is stepping up nuclear weapons program

Washington says Beijing is stepping up nuclear weapons program

This July 25, 2021 satellite image, provided by Planet Labs Inc., shows what analysts believe to be the construction of an intercontinental ballistic missile silo near Hami, China. PLANET LABS INC. / AP Quick, always faster. China advances more than expected on nuclear weapons program, says US Department of Defense in its annual report on … Read more

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