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The Aurora exascale supercomputer

Intel and the Department of Energy are building America’s first exascale supercomputer, a computer capable of a quintillion calculations per sec...

Intel and the Department of Energy are building Aurora, the US's first exascale supercomputer. It could do 1 quintillion calculations per second.
Gov. Steve Sisolak of Nevada.

Nevada officials had no clue the federal government shipped plutonium to their state

State officials don't know how the plutonium was transported or the route the Department of Energy took to get to Nevada.
A puck of plutonium-238 dioxide glowing under its own warmth.

NASA’s deep-space nuclear-power crisis may soon end, thanks to a clever new robot in Tennessee

NASA needs a reliable supply of plutonium-238 to power ambitious space missions, so the US government built a special robot to help make it.
Sierra supercomputer

The 3rd most powerful supercomputer in the world was turned on at a classified government lab in California — Here’s what the 7,000 square...

The Sierra supercomputer, the world's third most powerful supercomputer, was unveiled. It will be used to for classified work on nuclear weapons.
"Let it be an arms race. We will outmatch them at every pass and outlast them all."

Trump wants to make nuclear weapons easier to use — and his plan is ‘a roadmap for nuclear war’

A document leaked to HuffPost suggests President Trump is pushing for "low-yield" nukes, which may spur the proliferation and use of atomic weapons.

Rick Perry argued that more fossil fuels could reduce sexual assault in Africa

"When the lights are on, when you have light that shines, the righteousness, if you will, on those types of acts," Perry said.
A pellet of plutonium-238 dioxide glows under its own warmth.

NASA could run out of nuclear fuel for deep-space missions within a decade

The Department of Energy's production of plutonium-238 for NASA needs some big fixes, according to a new government audit.

Trump interrupts speech at Energy Department to lash out at CNN

"I promise I won't say anything more about you," President Donald Trump seemed to tell a camera operator at an event on Thursday.

Department of Energy to close climate technology office and eliminate 11 positions

"The Department is looking for ways to eliminate this kind of unnecessary duplication — just like any responsible American business would."