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NASA’s Decades-Long Quest to Build a Deep Space Nuclear Reactor
NASA has struggled for half-a-century to take a nuclear reactor from the drawing board into space. This year it successfully tested the first new nuclear reactor design in the US in over 40 years.
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The Totally Normal Town Where Everyone Worked on Weapons of Mass Destruction
A 1954 report from the birthplace of the atomic bomb wants you to know that everything is totally “normal” in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
The Air Force Test Runs Its New and Improved Nuclear Gravity Bomb
The Inconceivable Atomic Legacy of New Mexico
New Mexico is the "only state in the US supporting the entire cradle-to-grave nuclear economy," hosting uranium mining, nuclear weapons design and testing, the largest single arsenal of nuclear weapons, and—to the consternation of many—the country's...
Old Security Photos Highlight the Unknown Builders of the Atomic Bomb
For all the famous names, there were hundreds more people working behind the scenes.