nuclear

mascots

Don't Fear the Green Reaper, the Department of Energy's Creepy Recycling Mascot

The unsettling costume was dreamt up by an employee at the agency that oversees America's nuclear stockpile.
Matthew Gault
1.29.19
Nuclear Weapons

Pence Says Nukes in Space Is the ‘President’s Determination’

In a conversation with the Washington Post’s Robert Costa, Pence did not rule out the eventual storage or use of nuclear weapons in space, and said that the decision to bring nuclear weapons to space is up to President Trump.
Caroline Haskins
10.23.18
videos

'We Were Guinea Pigs': Soldiers Explain What Nuclear Bomb Blasts Feel Like

"It was as if someone my size had caught fire and walked through me."
Matthew Gault
8.29.18
Motherboard

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.
Jordan Pearson
7.4.18
Exits of Mass Destruction

Nuclear Experts: Leaving the Iran Nuclear Deal ‘Is a Crisis of Trump’s Own Making’

Should the deal remain intact, the lack of a US presence in the joint commission will make it hard to enforce or change its provisions.
Matthew Gault
5.8.18
Iran deal

Everything you need to know about the Iran deal Trump is about to kill

Trump is expected to cancel the waivers on at least some of the sanctions lifted by the agreement.
David Gilbert
5.8.18
Closing the Backdoor

Nuclear Power Plants Have a 'Blind Spot' for Hackers. Here's How to Fix That.

Malware hunters, regulators, and plant employees are hunting further down the supply chain for vulnerabilities as hackers continue to target critical infrastructure.
Sean Lyngaas
4.27.18
Let Me Google That For You

I Tried Answering the Top Googled Question: 'Why Are We Still Here?'

It's the word "still" that makes it poignant.
Sam Nichols
4.16.18
armaggeddon

Use This Map to See How Dead You'll Be If a Nuke Hits Your City

Outrider's interactive nuclear blast map is the best way to find out how you'll die if a nuke hits your city.
Matthew Gault
3.29.18
camp century

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

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
2.20.18
Nuclear Weapons

Nobody can stop Trump from launching nukes — and it's freaking senators out

Alexa Liautaud
11.14.17
NORTH KOREA

Trump warns North Korea "Do not try us," then plugs his golf course

President Trump issued a stark warning to North Korea but avoided some of his usual bombast. He even worked in a plug for one of his golf courses.
Shawna Thomas
11.8.17
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