A Beautiful Lampshade Carved from Solid Granite

This may be a lampshade, but light isn't what it does best—because this new interpretation of the classic industrial lamp is carved from a solid piece of granite. » 6/26/14 5:15am 6/26/14 5:15am

Where Should the US Store Its Nuclear Waste?

A commission appointed by the US Department of Energy is studying different options for dealing with spent fuel from nuclear power plants. New Scientist weighs the pros and cons of each. » 4/06/11 9:00am 4/06/11 9:00am