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The CDC Will Hold an Info Session on Nuclear War

This month's "grand rounds" topic for public health professionals is, uh, timely.


Nuclear Energy Programs Rarely Lead to Nuclear Weapons

Policy experts and heads of states have wrung their hands about the weaponization of nuclear energy programs for decades.


I Guarded an Arctic Base Against Polar Bears at the Frontline of the Apocalypse

The DEW Line was built in the fifties to warn of a nuclear threat. I guarded six workers there from polar bears.


Exactly What Happens When Your Body Is Exposed to Radiation

During nuclear fallout, doses reach the equivalent of 3 million chest x-rays.


North Korea Is Closer to Building a Nuclear-Capable ICBM Than We Thought

Experts thought it would take the Hermit Kingdom until 2020 to develop the technology. A new report from the Pentagon shaves two years off that estimate.


How to Survive the First Hour of a Nuclear Attack

Experts helped us picture exactly what would happen.


Hillary Clinton's probably too late to keep her word about North Korea's nukes

Clinton says she would “not allow” Kim Jong-un to develop a nuclear warhead, but experts say that will happen soon if it hasn’t already.


North Korea will probably keep testing nukes no matter what the US does

Kim Jong-un’s regime has repeatedly made a mockery of international sanctions designed to stop the country’s development of nuclear weapons.


It looks like North Korea just detonated its biggest nuclear bomb yet

Seismic data shows a shallow 5.3 magnitude earthquake near the country’s usual nuclear test site.


Remembering the Time America Nuked Spain by Accident

Photographer and historian John Howard went to Palomares to photograph the nuclear disaster you've never heard of.


A Guide to Nuclear Detonation at Tribeca Film Festival

An inside look at 'the bomb', an immersive documentary experience of atomic proportions.