nuclear war

tech-science

Wildfires Are Now So Bad That Scientists Are Using Them to Study Nuclear War

A smoke plume from the 2017 wildfires in the Pacific Northwest mirrored simulations of nuclear winter, and showed that the aftermath of a nuke war may be worse than anticipated.
Becky Ferreira
8.8.19
nuclear war

The U.S. and Russia Just Moved One Step Closer to an All-Out Nuclear Arms Race

“The United States and Russia are now in a state of strategic instability; an accident or mishap could set off a cataclysm.”
David Gilbert
8.2.19
nuclear war

The Pentagon Revealed Its Nuclear War Strategy and It's Terrifying

'The United States has always sought to use its nuclear weapons for more than deterrence despite protestations to the contrary.'
Matthew Gault
6.21.19
INF Treaty

The U.S. will quit this nuclear treaty with Russia "this weekend," official says

“The Russians still aren’t in acknowledgment that they are in violation of the treaty.”
David Gilbert
1.31.19
Comics!

'Millennial's Guide to Nuclear Winter,' Today's Comic by Brian Blomerth

Using ASMR, Yorna gives us some handy tips on how to survive a nuclear winter.
Brian Blomerth
12.4.18
nuclear fallout

America Is Not Prepared for Nuclear War, Public Health Experts Warn

A gathering of experts organized by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine said the US isn’t ready for the public health crisis that would follow a nuclear blast.
Matthew Gault
8.29.18
Life imitating art

This Nuke Expert's Terrifying New Novel Is the Warning We Need Right Now

Real life has hewed closely to fictional events in 'The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Attacks Against the United States,' taking the book's author, American nuclear policy expert Jeffrey Lewis, by surprise.
David Axe
7.16.18
C2F

The US Military Has a New Facility for Overseeing Nuclear War

The C2F, as it's known, is unlikely to survive very long during a full-scale nuclear war.
David Axe
7.10.18
Trump-Kim summit

Watch the fake movie trailer the White House made for Kim Jong Un

Cameos by noted symbols of peace, Sylvester Stallone, wild horses, and speedboats.
Alex Lubben
6.12.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Kim Jong Un could officially end North Korea’s 68-year war with South Korea

North and South Korea are still technically at war.
Karen Ye
4.27.18
early warning systems

Nukes in the Age of AI

A new report from the RAND Corporation explains how artificial intelligence might affect the risk of nuclear war.
Matthew Gault
4.25.18
russia

Russian state TV is telling viewers to stockpile food in preparation for war

"Fewer sweets and more water."
David Gilbert
4.12.18
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