nuclear

8.1.19

Australian Man Takes a Piss in His Backyard, Triggers a Radiation Alert

The man self-discharged from hospital after receiving nuclear medicine. When he got home, his urine contaminated his backyard and exposed his family to radiation.

3.9.19

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.

7.6.18

Here Are More Than 250 Newly Released Videos of Nuclear Bomb Blasts

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is preserving decades-old test videos of the weapon that changed everything.

8.19.17

We Spoke to North Koreans About the Nuclear Threat

Much has been made of how Donald Trump's "fire and fury" would affect the rest of the world – but what of the ordinary North Koreans living under Kim Jong-un?

6.7.17

How the Abandoned Nuclear Wasteland of Chernobyl Became a Bachelorette Party Town

Twenty years after a catastrophe at the Chernobyl nuclear reactor left 31 dead and over 100,000 people displaced, the site has become a destination for bachelor and bachelorette parties. But what are the ethics of celebrating at the site of a tragedy?

4.12.17

Trump is Itching for a Fight with North Korea

Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, said "a pre-emptive military strike would be “on the table.”

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3.7.17

North Korea Fired Four Ballistic Missiles Toward Japan, Angering Pretty Much Everyone

It's a new level of threat from Pyongyang. It could also be intended to send a defiant signal to other audiences, at a time when Pyongyang was aggrieved over a range of issues.