Nuclear Weapons
Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site  ABC NEWS · 7 hours
Nevada's governor and congressional delegation say recent earthquakes should make the U.S. Energy Department look again at seismic risks at a site eyed as the place to bury... more
Radiation levels in some regions of Marshall Islands are far higher than Chernobyl  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Radiation levels in some regions of the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific, where the United States conducted nuclear tests during the... more
Radiation in parts of Marshall Islands is higher than Chernobyl  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Radiation levels in parts of the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted nearly 70 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still... more
Lawmaker: Expand compensation from nuclear weapons testing  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A compensation program for those exposed to radiation from years of nuclear weapons testing and uranium mining would be expanded under legislation that seeks to address fallout across the western United States, Guam and... more
Lawmaker: Expand compensation from nuclear weapons testing  ABC NEWS · 2 days
A compensation program for those exposed to radiation from years of nuclear weapons testing and uranium mining would be expanded under legislation that seeks to address fallout across the western United States, Guam and... more
Radiation from atomic testing in Marshall Islands still too high for human habitation  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A team of researchers from Columbia University has found that radiation levels from atomic testing in the Marshall Islands are still too... more
The Marshall Islands Are 10 Times More 'Radioactive' Than Chernobyl  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Radioactivity still lingers more than 60 years after atomic weapons, including the hydrogen bomb, were tested in the Marshall Islands. more
Using building materials to monitor for high enriched uranium  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new article details how small samples of ubiquitous building materials, such as tile or brick, can be used to test whether a facility has ever stored high enriched uranium,... more
Earthquakes shake up Yucca Mountain nuke dump talk in Nevada  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Recent California earthquakes that rattled Las Vegas have shaken up arguments by proponents and opponents of a stalled federal plan to entomb nuclear waste at a site in... more
2 'mischievous' teenagers jump fence at US nuclear reactor  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Authorities say two teenage boys jumped a security fence at a research reactor in the San Francisco Bay Area but that there was no threat to the facility that uses... more
Here's What It Really Means That Iran Enriched Uranium to 4.5%  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Iran enriched uranium to 4.5%, breaking the limit of 3.67% set during the 2015 nuclear deal. Here's what that all means for the possibility of an... more
SpaceX launches hefty rocket with 24 satellites  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. more
How NASA’s portable atomic clock could revolutionize space travel  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
An atomic clock designed to enable self-driving spaceships and GPS-like navigation on other planets is about to take a yearlong test flight. more
Understanding nuclear weapons and Iran's uranium enrichment program  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Iranian leaders have threatened to withdraw from a 2015 agreement that limits their nation's nuclear activities. Under the deal, the United States and five other world powers lifted economic sanctions they had... more
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