Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear Weapons

Why the People Responsible for US Nukes Tweeted a Veiled Threat on New Year’s Eve

The horrifying gaffe raises questions about how the US military uses social media.
Matthew Gault
1.16.19
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
Postscript

The Nukes of 'Fallout 76' Are Where Power Fantasies Hit a Breaking Point

Unless there's a fundamental restructuring of how we understand, build and consume AAA games, the ability to nuke your friends is a terrible idea.
Cameron Kunzelman
10.12.18
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

Sorry Elon: NASA Says Mars Can’t Be Terraformed With Existing Technology

Elon Musk once suggested nuking the Martian poles to terraform the Red Planet, but NASA research shows why this would definitely not work.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.1.18
russia

Russia’s ‘Batshit Crazy’ New Super-Weapons Are Mostly Hype

The power of the Kremlin's new supersonic and atomic missiles are exaggerated, experts say.
David Axe
7.23.18
safety

A Country That Has More Than 100 Nukes Is Just Owning Itself

A new report out today shows that launching more than 100 nukes puts the aggressor country at risk of starving its own population.
Matthew Gault
6.13.18
tech

Could We Actually Nuke an Asteroid to Save Earth?

How to use a human-made Doomsday device to defeat a universe-made Doomsday device.
Becky Ferreira
3.23.18
hawaii

An Avalanche of Errors Led to the False Missile Alert in Hawaii

The FCC heard a preliminary report from an investigation into what went wrong.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.30.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

DC rocked by Trump's "shithole countries" remark, Myanmar admits soldiers killed (just) ten Rohingya, White House expected to stand by Iran nuclear deal for now, and more.
VICE Staff
1.12.18
Creators

An Experience at the Heart of Nuclear Annihilation

Immersive film, music, and art experience 'the bomb,' takes mutually assured destruction seriously.
VICE Staff
11.20.17
stockpiles

Experts: America Doesn't Need All These Nukes

Nuclear deterrence can be way less pricey, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
David Axe
11.2.17
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