Nuclear Energy

As the nation's premier nuclear science and technology lab, INL leads research, development and demonstration projects to help the nation maintain and expand its use of nuclear energy.

Energy & The Environment

INL improves U.S. energy security and industrial competitiveness by ensuring the availability of clean energy and developing improved technologies to protect the environment.

National & Homeland Security

INL's isolated site, test bed infrastructure, and applied-science focus make it a major center for national security technology development and demonstration.


From a small town to a national impact: Hartenstein’s journey to leading national security research

July 22, 2021

Feature Story

As he prepares to retire in October and transition to emeritus status, Steve Hartenstein, INL’s chief science officer for National and Homeland Security research, reflects on his 36-year career. Steve...

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New technology shows promise in detecting, blocking grid cyberattacks

July 20, 2021

News Release

Researchers from Idaho National Laboratory and New Mexico-based Visgence Inc. have designed and demonstrated a technology that can block cyberattacks from impacting the nation’s electric power grid. To demonstrate the...

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Nuclear Technology Devotes Entire Issue to MOOSE

July 19, 2021

Feature Story

The July 2021 issue of Nuclear Technology is devoted to MOOSE, the computational framework developed at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) that eases sophisticated analysis of everything from cutting-edge plastics to...

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