Why is Saudi Arabia going Nuclear?

Now this is a disturbing bit of news. The UKs Independent reports … Saudi Arabia intends to buy an “off the shelf” nuclear weapon from Pakistan, according to US officials quoted in The Sunday Times. The report comes amid ongoing negotiations between Iran and other world powers over its nuclear programme, and a potential thawing of relations … Read more

Next-generation reactors power a safe nuclear future

Interesting article in Popular Science here …(I’ve extracted just a few key snippets) … As nations around the world rush to reconsider their nuclear plans, nuclear experts look toward a future of smaller, safer reactors designed to greatly reduce the likelihood of a Fukushima-sized catastrophe … the next generation of nuclear reactors are designed to … Read more