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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
early warning systems
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
armaggeddon
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
we're going to die
we're going to die

Nuclear War Experts: 'John Bolton Is an Asshole'

'[He’s] a terrible person who gives terrible advice and treats people like shit. If I were in the White House, I would resign immediately rather than be subjected to his tirades.'
Matthew Gault
3.26.18
Kaboom
Kaboom

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
nukes
nukes

Vladimir Putin’s Nuclear-Powered Cruise Missile Is ‘Batshit Crazy’

"This will feed directly into the US nuclear and missile-defense lobby agenda and help them make their case for boosting US capabilities."
David Axe
3.2.18
no chill
no chill

Putin Demonstrates New Missiles With Visualization of Nukes Hitting Mar-a-Lago

‘Listen to us now,’ Russia’s president said while teasing new nukes.
Matthew Gault
3.1.18
thread
thread

The Nuclear War Movie That Traumatized a Generation Is Back

The British anti-war classic 'Threads' is coming to Blu-ray.
Matthew Gault
1.22.18
nukes
nukes

Start The New Year With Newly Declassified Nuclear Test Footage

Decades-old films show the sheer power of nuclear warheads.
Samantha Cole
1.2.18
Interceptors
Interceptors

America Has a Missile Shield Now. But Does It Actually Work?

The 30-year effort to build a defense system against incoming nuclear missiles is complete. Yet the shield is basically still a prototype.
David Axe
11.14.17
stockpiles
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
Mach 5
Mach 5

Beware Indestructible 'Hypersonic Missiles'

The US, Russia, and China are all separately developing these speedy munitions, which can fly faster than 3,000 miles per hour.
David Axe
10.5.17