articles tagged: power generation
fear and loathing about nuclear power plants
# politics

fear and loathing about nuclear power plants

Nuclear energy has to be harnessed with great care and radiation is extremely dangerous if not properly contained. But fear-mongering about both to shut down nuclear power generation is simply dishonest.

houston, we’ve got a problem with space solar
# space

houston, we’ve got a problem with space solar

Space-based solar arrays promise to harness the raw power of the sun without atmospheric diffusion. But how do we get that power down from orbit?

building a star in the comfort of your lab
# tech

building a star in the comfort of your lab

Fusion simply has far too much promise not to keep pursing, even if the progress seems slow right now.