launch of a public consultation on a fuel storage pool project

A nuclear fuel storage pool at La Hague, in June 2018. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP A preliminary public consultation opened on Monday, November 22, about a project for a huge pool of nuclear fuels in La Hague (Manche), to respond to the risk of saturation of the current basins. Everyone can, until February 18 on … Read more

Sabrent Rocket XTRM-Q 4TB Portable SSD Review

Introduction & Drive Details Sabrent’s Rocket XTRM-Q portable SSDs have reached nearly legendary status by now. With the ultra-portability plus the convenience of bus-powered speeds of up to 2,700 MB/s sequential throughput and capacities of up to 8TB, it’s easy to see why. Additionally, Rocket XTRM-Q portables are special in that they not only support … Read more

McDermott, Shell, NASA demo liquid hydrogen storage at scale

Image credit: Stock Power sector engineering and construction firm McDermott International is part of a consortium selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to demonstrate the feasibility of liquid hydrogen storage at massive scale. McDermott’s CB&I Storage Solutions has joined with Shell International Exploration and Production, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, GenH2 and the University of Houston … Read more

the waste storage authorization canceled by the courts

People demonstrate in front of the Stocamine toxic waste storage center in Wittelsheim, eastern France, January 5, 2021. SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP New twist in a case almost twenty years old: the administrative court of appeal of Nancy has just lifted a major obstacle to the extraction of 42,000 tonnes of chromium, cyanide, arsenic, asbestos, … Read more

Storage of nuclear waste in Bure: a contested public inquiry

Two activists are preparing to hang a banner on the facade of the Maison de la Résistance, in Bure (Meuse), in May 2020. MATHIEU CUGNOT FOR “THE WORLD” Anti-nuclear activists gathered in front of the town hall of the village of Montiers-sur-Saulx (Meuse) evacuated by gendarmes and investigating commissioners who rejoin their permanence between two … Read more

SpaceX’s odd Starbase propellant storage tank prototype passes first test

Likely to the relief of many, SpaceX appears to have successfully tested a prototype of the custom-built Starbase propellant storage tanks that will eventually hold thousands of tons of fuel and oxidizer. For reasons unknown, SpaceX’s built its first ground support equipment (GSE) ‘test tank’ – a subscale prototype designed to quickly verify basic production … Read more

PS5: internal storage expansion enabled in beta, which SSDs are compatible?

News hardware PS5: internal storage expansion enabled in beta, which SSDs are compatible? Published on 7/29/2021 2:42 PM The update that will activate the SSD expansion port of the PS5 is on its way. It is even already available, as of today, in beta for some users. The opportunity for Sony to explain in detail … Read more