Nuclear Weapons
Intel, US Government Aim for Nation's Fastest Computer Under 'Project Aurora'  Gadgets 360 · 3 hours
A US government-led group is working with chipmaker Intel and Cray to develop and build the nation's fastest computer by 2021 for conducting nuclear weapons and... more
Bill Gates says AI should improve education and medicine - CNET  CNET · 10 hours
Artificial intelligence is "both promising and dangerous," like nuclear weapons and nuclear energy, Microsoft's co-founder says. more
Sneaky Meteor Evades Earthling Detection, Explodes with Force of 10 Atomic Bombs  LIVE SCIENCE · 12 hours
One of the largest meteor impacts in modern history occurred over Russia on Dec. 18, 2018. Hardly anyone noticed it — and nobody saw... more
Testing the symmetry of space-time by means of atomic clocks  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
According to Einstein the speed of light is always the same. But according to theoretical models of quantum gravitation, this uniformity of space-time does not apply to particles.... more
Testing the symmetry of space-time by means of atomic clocks  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
In his Special Theory of Relativity, Einstein formulated the hypothesis according to which the speed of light is always the same, no matter what the conditions are. It... more
It’s time to disrupt nuclear weapons  TechCrunch · 1 week
Beatrice Fihn Contributor Share on Twitter Beatrice Fihn is the executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons and the winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. “Atomic bombs are primarily a means for... more
The Fukushima nuclear disaster's legacy: An inescapable stigma - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Commentary: Pockets of innovation, like a drone testing field, have some hoping the region sheds its notoriety. But it's not that simple. more
Making long-lived positronium atoms for antimatter gravity experiments  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The universe is almost devoid of antimatter, and physicists haven't yet figured out why. Discovering any slight difference between the behaviour of antimatter and matter in Earth's gravitational field could shed light... more
A scholar's book uncovers new material about the effects of the infamous Chernobyl meltdown  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Not long after midnight on April 26, 1986, the world's worst nuclear power accident began. Workers were conducting a test... more
Superhydrides approach room temperature superconductivity at high pressure  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Theory suggests that metallic hydrogen should be a superconductor at room temperature; however, this material has yet to be produced in the lab. Metal superhydrides are packed with hydrogen atoms in a... more
Trump says he's in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Trump says he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, but he's in no rush more
Scientists surprised to discover meteor exploded over Bering Sea in December