The CDC Will Hold an Info Session on Nuclear War
This month's "grand rounds" topic for public health professionals is, uh, timely.
Atoms For Peace
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.
polar bear watch
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.
How Not to Die
Exactly What Happens When Your Body Is Exposed to Radiation
During nuclear fallout, doses reach the equivalent of 3 million chest x-rays.
Darragh O’Carroll, MD
The VICE Guide to Right Now
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.
North Korea learned how to test nukes from the U.S.
The End of Days
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.
defense & security
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.