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A Child Explains Why He Built a Nuclear Reactor in His Playroom

“I realized that certain things that I thought were impossible for someone my age aren’t impossible,” said Jackson Oswalt, 14.
Rob Dozier

California’s Woolsey Fire Burns Near Site of Nuclear Meltdown, Sparking Panic

The owner of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Boeing, says the wildfire may have started “on or near” the contaminated Los Angeles facility.
Sarah Emerson
VICE News Tonight on HBO

America’s atomic history is now open to the public

The Hanford site was one of the most crucial parts of The Manhattan Project, the U.S. government's secret program to produce the atomic bomb. And tourists are flocking to it.
Roberto Ferdman

Thirty Years After the Nuclear Disaster, Chernobyl Is a Holiday Destination

Thirty years after the worst nuclear accident in history, Chernobyl has become a tourist attraction. But just how safe is it?

Not Your Average Chernobyl Disaster Porn

It’s like a real estate agent showing you around a new area with dueling intentions; enticing you to visit, while warning you away.
Alix Jean-Pharuns

'Serious Anomaly' Reported at Next-Gen Nuclear Reactor in France

France’s nuclear regulator detected a flaw in the steel of the state-of-the art reactor at a project in Flamanville, where construction has been stalled by repeated delays and safety concerns.
Melodie Bouchaud
Motherboard Blog

Ones and Zeros: The Debt Ceiling is Not Really a Ceiling

_Since 1957, Sir Isaac has been helping us travel through space_ h3. One: "Using good old fashioned gravity and an ion engine the Dawn Space probe reaches orbit around the planetoid Vesta":
Ones Zeros