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NASA Announces Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Reactor Concept Awards

PRESS RELEASE: NASA is leading an effort, working with the Department of Energy (DOE), to advance space nuclear technologies. The government team has selected three reactor design concept proposals for a nuclear thermal propulsion system. The reactor is a critical component of a nuclear thermal engine, which would utilize high-assay low-enriched uranium fuel. The contracts, …

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China Reports “Artificial Sun” Hits New Mark in Quest for Fusion Reactor

China’s “Artificial Sun” Hit New Mark in Quest for Fusion Reactor Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences report they have reached another landmark in its quest for a fusion reactor with the latest experiment on an “artificial sun” last Friday in Hefei, Anhui Province. The experimental advanced superconducting tokamak (EAST) broke the world record …

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