A geopolitical struggle for valuable resources such as uranium is behind the wrangling over Niger.
Depleted uranium munitions are bad news for enemy tanks, but are not nuclear weapons, and studies have shown that they pose low risks of radiation or chemical exposure.
Libya’s lost but found yellowcake poses no significant security risk but highlights the need for African countries to get their acts together in the area of nuclear safety and security governance.
The WA radioactive capsule was discovered within two weeks. But in 1980, when a mine worker was discovered to have stolen 2,200 kilograms of uranium oxide, it had been missing for 3 years.
As the world’s energy crisis intensifies, there’s renewed interest in uranium and nuclear power.
A biologist explains how researchers nail down the age of ancient fossils thanks to a physical process called radioactive decay.
Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons centers on producing weapons-grade uranium. Here’s what reports about Iran enriching uranium indicate about its progress toward the bomb.
Russia isn’t a major producer of uranium, but it handles a large share of the steps that turn it into nuclear fuel. That makes it a major player in this globalized industry.
As WallStreetBets traders begin to eye stocks linked to the radioactive metal, there could be a major bubble in the offing.
Molten salt reactors are being touted as an advanced technology for the production of nuclear energy, but their implementation is fraught with challenges.
We owe it to Aboriginal people living near uranium mines to learn more about what’s making them sick.
In last week’s budget, the federal government allocated money to restore the local environment around the mine. But it didn’t disclose how much.
Also known as Gulf War Syndrome, symptoms of the condition include chronic pain, fatigue, and memory problems.
Chinese American physicist Wu worked on the Manhattan Project and performed groundbreaking experiments throughout her long career.
Seventy-five years after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the people of Délı̨nę remain affected by Canada’s role in the attack. A documentary presents their stories.
In my 24 years of research, including visiting most sites, I’ve yet to see a successful rehabilitation case study of Australia’s uranium mines.
Other economic collapses have affected the mining industry, but the one spurred by the coronavirus pandemic is unusual.
How policy has shifted back and forth since 1945 over the fine line between nuclear energy and nuclear weapons.
Iran has announced it will breach the limits on uranium enrichment agreed under the 2015 nuclear deal, after the US turned its back on the agreement. What does that mean for Iran’s nuclear program?
Iran’s leaders are threatening to breach a 2015 agreement that froze their country’s nuclear program. What is uranium enrichment, and what would it mean for Iran’s ability to build nuclear weapons?