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Nuclear Energy

Research dedicated to enhancing the potential for affordable, safe and sustainable energy production from nuclear fission and fusion

Inside a customized scanning tunneling microscope, from Nano-structured alloys against corrosion in advanced nuclear plants, Energy Futures, Autumn 2012 Credit: Justin Knight

For nuclear fission energy research, visit the Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems, a MITEI Low-Carbon Energy Center.

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MIT study on nuclear energy in a carbon-constrained world receives support from Shell
NSE’s Jacopo Buongiorno named 2017 Fellow of American Nuclear Society
Q&A with Low-Carbon Energy Center for Fusion and Magnet Research co-directors

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