A stellarator is a plasma device that relies primarily on external magnets to confine a plasma. Scientists researching magnetic confinement fusion aim to use stellarator devices as a vessel for nuclear fusion reactions. The name refers to the possibility...
Obninsk Nuclear Power Plant
Obninsk Nuclear Power Plant (Russian: Обнинская АЭС, romanized: Obninskaja AES; About this soundpronunciation (help·info)) was built in the "Science City" of Obninsk, Kaluga Oblast, about 110 km (68 mi) southwest of Moscow, Soviet Union.
The Windscale fire of 10 October 1957
The Windscale fire of 10 October 1957 was the worst nuclear accident in the United Kingdom's history, and one of the worst in the world, ranked in severity at level 5 out of a possible 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
United States' first commercial nuclear power plant
Shippingport is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States, located along the Ohio River. The population was 214 at the 2010 census.
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project was a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada.