The Department of Energy will help startups navigate the testing and licensing process—but some nuclear entrepreneurs doubt it will be enough.
A promising advance that came to nothing suggests what it will take to make cheap batteries for electric cars.
A California jail offers a glimpse of the economic and environmental benefits of locally generated energy.
General Atomics has applied for DOE funds to commercialize a nuclear reactor that could lower electricity costs by 40 percent.
First, they teleported photons, then atoms and ions. Now one physicist has worked out how to do it with energy, a technique that has profound implications for the future of physics.
Humans may be wired to respond more to immediate issues like fracking than longer term ones like global warming.
The electric vehicle battery maker edges closer to bankruptcy.
In a Q&A, Julie Larson-Green explains why Microsoft felt it was necessary to rethink an operating system used by more than a billion people.
Why are we cramming 21st century technology into a socket designed by Edison?
Students anywhere are being offered free instruction online. What will that do to the trillion-dollar education business?