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A global nuclear renaissance?

After a 30-year hiatus in new construction, a handful of U.S. utility companies are moving forward with plans to join a “nuclear renaissance” that seems to be affecting countries around the globe. Some 40 countries — mainly in the Middle East and Asia — have committed to enhancing or creating nuclear portfolios.

Christoph Nolte in a tree

Out on a limb

Christoph Nolte is an institutional economist and conservationist who can see the forest for the trees.

My accidental conversion to nuclear power

In this personal essay, MT writer Madeline Strong Diehl chronicles her “accidental conversion” to nuclear power through an encounter with U-M’s Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science students.

Robin Wilson dances at Lake Michigan.

Dances like wind

Unique collaboration provokes dialogue about alternative energy in Michigan.