Berkeley Nuclear Research Center

... energy for tomorrow

News Latest

Rethinking nuclear power

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word nuclear? Mushroom clouds? Three Mile Island’s reactor towers surrounded by swirling steam? Chilling memories of your school’s air raid drills during the Cold War?

Click here to read more!

Bill Gates, Toshiba in early talks on nuclear reactor

Bill_GatesTOKYO (AFP) – A company backed by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Toshiba are in early talks to jointly develop a small nuclear reactor, the Japanese electronics giant said Tuesday.

The Nikkei business daily earlier reported that the two sides would team up to develop a compact next-generation reactor that can operate for up to 100 years without refueling to provide emission-free energy.

Read full article here.

Post-doc Position at LBNL/UC Berkeley

Download the announcement about the post-doctoral research fellow position at LBNL/UC Berkeley in modeling and experimental research on the application of active interrogation methods, in particular nuclear resonance fluorescence, to nuclear safeguards challenges.

Fed loan guarantees may boost nuclear power return

Fed loan guarantees may boost nuclear power return

By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press Writer Matthew Daly, Associated Press Writer Tue Feb 16, 4:48 pm ET

ObamaAssPressWASHINGTON – More than $8 billion in new federal loan guarantees to build two nuclear reactors in Georgia could be the first step toward a nuclear renaissance in the United States, three decades after the Three Mile Island nuclear accident halted all new reactor orders.

Read more: Fed loan guarantees may boost nuclear power return

Jasmina Vujic speaking with reporters regarding President Obama's announcement

Tue Feb 16

At 5 pm on Channel 2,  Tue Feb 16, Jasmina Vujic will be speaking with reporters regarding President Obama's announcement today regarding investment in nuclear power plants

Read more: Jasmina Vujic speaking with reporters regarding President Obama's announcement

You are here: Home News