Did you know that the nuclear generator powering the Mars rover
Curiosity was assembled by researchers at Idaho National Lab? Yesterday
marked the beginning of Curiosity's two-year mission on the Martian
On December 2, 1942, 49 scientists, led by Enrico Fermi, made history by
creating the world's first self-sustaining, controlled nuclear chain
reaction. Two of the last surviving pioneers, Harold Agnew and Warren
Nyer, recall that historic day.
With the wind industry supporting nearly 20,000 direct jobs -- along
with more than 30,000 manufacturing jobs in its supply chain --
extending the production tax credit will help continue to fuel job
Last week, computing specialists from the private sector, National Labs
and academia met near Washington D.C. to share best practices, discuss
trends, and determine the future of computing in energy technology.