Inside the MARVEL micronuclear reactor project at Idaho National Lab:

Nuclear reactors have a well-earned reputation for being massive construction projects that frequently run into cost overruns. Plus, once they are eventually constructed, monitoring and maintaining them takes a staff of dozens of trained experts. But Yasir Arafat believes nuclear power does not have to be this way. Arafat is the technical lead of the … Read more

Inside the MARVEL micronuclear reactor project at Idaho National Lab:

Nuclear reactors have a well-earned reputation for being massive construction projects that frequently run into cost overruns. Plus, once they are eventually constructed, monitoring and maintaining them takes a staff of dozens of trained experts. But Yasir Arafat believes nuclear power does not have to be this way. Arafat is the technical lead of the … Read more

New York crypto mining bill: Senator Anna Kelles interview:

Bitcoin offices in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 11, 2022. Umit Turhan Coskun / NurPhoto via Getty Images: New York State Assemblymember Anna Kelles is tired of all the fear-mongering about the bill she wrote – and sponsored – to place a two-year moratorium on certain types of new cryptocurrency mines in the state. The fate … Read more

New York crypto mining bill: Senator Anna Kelles interview:

Bitcoin offices in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 11, 2022. Umit Turhan Coskun / NurPhoto via Getty Images: New York State Assemblymember Anna Kelles is tired of all the fear-mongering about the bill she wrote – and sponsored – to place a two-year moratorium on certain types of new cryptocurrency mines in the state. The fate … Read more

Electric vehicles are in short supply. Here’s what you can find as gas prices soar:

Charging port for a Ford Motor Co. Mustang during the Washington Auto Show in Washington, DC, on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Al Drago |: Bloomberg |: Getty Images: As gas prices hit record highs, some Americans might be tempted to go electric and ease the pain at the pump. But finding a shiny, new electric … Read more

Electric vehicles are in short supply. Here’s what you can find as gas prices soar:

Charging port for a Ford Motor Co. Mustang during the Washington Auto Show in Washington, DC, on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Al Drago |: Bloomberg |: Getty Images: As gas prices hit record highs, some Americans might be tempted to go electric and ease the pain at the pump. But finding a shiny, new electric … Read more

Australia’s next prime minister came from humble beginnings:

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia’s Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese is a politician molded by his humble start to life as the only child of a single mother who raised him on a pension in gritty inner-Sydney suburbia. He is also a hero of multicultural Australia, describing himself as the only candidate with a “non-Anglo Celtic … Read more

Where the billions spent on driverless cars by US and China is heading:

An Apollo Robotaxi runs at Shougang Park as Baidu launches China’s first driverless taxi service in the city on May 2, 2021 in Beijing, China. He Luqi |: Qianlong.com |: Visual China Group |: Getty Images: For years, Alphabet’s Waymo and other leaders have promised autonomous vehicles are just around the bend. But that future … Read more

Where the billions spent on driverless cars by US and China is heading:

An Apollo Robotaxi runs at Shougang Park as Baidu launches China’s first driverless taxi service in the city on May 2, 2021 in Beijing, China. He Luqi |: Qianlong.com |: Visual China Group |: Getty Images: For years, Alphabet’s Waymo and other leaders have promised autonomous vehicles are just around the bend. But that future … Read more

Electric vehicle prices rise at Tesla, Rivian, GM and other carmakers:

Tesla’s Model 3 at the Tesla store in Washington, DC: Salwan Georges |: The Washington Post |: Getty Images: Automakers from Tesla to Rivian to Cadillac are hiking prices on their electric vehicles amid changing market conditions and rising commodity costs, specifically for key materials needed for EV batteries. Battery prices have been declining for … Read more