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plutonium

Trump Admin Secretly Shipped Plutonium to Nevada and State Officials Are 'Outraged'

“They lied to the State of Nevada, misled a federal court, and jeopardized the safety of Nevada’s families and environment,” Governor Sisolak said.
Becky Ferreira
1.31.19
Moveable

These Indigenous Tribes in Nevada Are Embracing Bikeshare

Biking on Indigenous territory can help combat chronic illness and connect youth to the land.
Tracey Lindeman
7.12.18
Tesla Lawsuit

Tesla Alleges an Employee Stole Gigabytes of Trade Secrets

The company has filed a lawsuit against former employee Martin Tripp for allegedly hacking confidential information and sending it to unidentified sources.
Sarah Emerson
6.20.18
United States of Weed

Nevada Will Vote on Legalizing Marijuana With Question 2

Passing Question 2 would allow Nevadans to possess up to one ounce of flower or one eighth of an ounce of cannabis concentrate.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.1.16
News

Every Company in the Hyperloop Game Will Have Test Tracks Next Year

2016 will be the year of the hyperloop.
Jordan Pearson
12.8.15
Features

Built for Eternity

When humanity plans on a geologic time scale.
Elmo Keep
8.7.15
Features

Facing My Fear

Confronting coulrophobia in the Nevada desert.
Elmo Keep
7.29.15
Festivals

When the DEA Went to Burning Man, Shit Got [Redacted]

What did federal agents do on the playa? If only we knew.
Ben Richmond
4.27.15
Canada

We Still Don't Know Where to Bury Our Nuclear Waste

The US still hasn't built its long-term nuclear waste storage facility. Canada may get there first.
Graham Templeton
4.22.15
Motherboard Blog

Just a Drone, Landing

It almost looks cute from so high up. Almost.
Brian Anderson
12.18.12
Motherboard Blog

An Empire State Building-Sized Nuclear Test Tower Comes Crashing Down

Today, in the middle of nowhere in the once-irradiated Nevada desert, a tower taller than the Empire State building came tumbling down. The 1,527 foot, 345 ton BREN tower was used to study the fallout from nuclear bombs like those dropped on Hiroshima...
Brian Merchant
5.24.12