nuclear

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
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
Film

Here Are More Than 250 Newly Released Videos of Nuclear Bomb Blasts

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is preserving decades-old test videos of the weapon that changed everything.
Jordan Pearson
7.4.18
Exits of Mass Destruction

Nuclear Experts: Leaving the Iran Nuclear Deal ‘Is a Crisis of Trump’s Own Making’

Should the deal remain intact, the lack of a US presence in the joint commission will make it hard to enforce or change its provisions.
Matthew Gault
5.8.18
Closing the Backdoor

Nuclear Power Plants Have a 'Blind Spot' for Hackers. Here's How to Fix That.

Malware hunters, regulators, and plant employees are hunting further down the supply chain for vulnerabilities as hackers continue to target critical infrastructure.
Sean Lyngaas
4.27.18
armaggeddon

Use This Map to See How Dead You'll Be If a Nuke Hits Your City

Outrider's interactive nuclear blast map is the best way to find out how you'll die if a nuke hits your city.
Matthew Gault
3.29.18
camp century

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
2.20.18
Outer Limits

Reclaimed Land

Inside Colorado's Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, a former Superfund site that embodies the painful past and uncertain future of nuclear cleanup in America.
Lauren Steele
10.28.17
Radioactive Dogs

Please Do Not Pet the Radioactive Puppies of Chernobyl

Fallout dogs IRL.
Becky Ferreira
9.21.17
nuclear vaults

Scientists Worry About a Future Ice Age Crushing Our Nuclear Waste Vaults

The Greenland ice sheet is a useful stand-in for the future.
Kate Lunau
6.30.17
radioactive waste

First Nations in Ontario Are Grappling With Nuclear Waste on Their Lands

The plan to build a nuclear waste dump on the Great Lakes is inching forward. It still needs consent from the Saugeen Ojibway Nation.
Kate Lunau
6.27.17
But Why

Britain Is Fighting Back Against European Climate Change Targets

The UK wants to make it voluntary to improve energy efficiency, leaked documents reveal.
Nicole Kobie
5.30.17