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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
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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
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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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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
Twitter Rattling
Twitter Rattling

Trump’s North Korea Tweets Aren’t a 'Declaration of War'

Remember: Technically, the president doesn't have the power, on social media or otherwise, to formally declare war.
David Axe
9.26.17
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nukes

Russia Has the World's Largest Stockpile of Highly Enriched Uranium

Russia may possess more than half of the highly enriched uranium in the world and a new report says this poses “significant nuclear risks.”
Daniel Oberhaus
9.13.17
RIP
RIP

We Asked a Doomsday Clock Scientist About Trump's 'Fire and Fury' Threat

We’re closer to the apocalypse than any other time in modern history.
Matthew Gault
8.10.17
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air force

The Dragons In ‘Game of Thrones’ Aren’t Nukes, They’re an Air Force

This post contains spoilers for 'Game of Thrones' season 7, episode 4.
Matthew Gault
8.8.17
Not a Thing
Not a Thing

Chill, North Korean Nukes Aren’t Going to Trigger a Volcanic Eruption

There’s plenty of other stuff to be scared about.
Sarah Emerson
6.9.17
Major Lazer
Major Lazer

Scientists Are Trying to Detect Enriched Uranium From Miles Away With Friggin' Lasers

It one day could be attached to a drone and used to discover covert uranium enrichment facilities.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.8.17
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nukes

What Is Uranium?

You know, just in case the question comes up.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.16.17