radioactivity

PUPPIES

The Radioactive Puppies of Chernobyl Will Find Homes in the United States

Some of the descendants of the region’s abandoned dogs are up for adoption.
Becky Ferreira
5.14.18
Manhattan Project

One of the Last Remaining Manhattan Project Scientists Has Died

And with him, perhaps, our nuclear sanity.
Brian Merchant
9.26.17
Power VR

Kitty Litter, Ocean Burial, Shooting It at the Sun: The Worst Ways to Stash Nuclear Waste

Humanity has come up with some unbelievably bad storage solutions for radioactive waste over the years.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.4.17
Power VR

The Plan to Build a Million-Year Nuclear Waste Dump on the Great Lakes

How to future-proof an underground vault long after we are gone.
Kate Lunau
Daniel Oberhaus
5.2.17
Health

30 Years After Chernobyl, Here’s What Radioactivity Is Doing To Wildlife

Many animals and plants still contain so much radioactivity they are unsafe for human consumption.
Timothy A. Mousseau
4.26.16
News

The Guy Who Caught the Internet's Favorite Giant Fish Is Bummed No One Gets It

That 'mutant fish' isn't radioactive, and the guy who caught it is bummed you don't get it.
Emiko Jozuka
9.18.15
uk

​Study: Rising Fossil Fuel Emissions Will Screw With Carbon Dating

One scientist says that our atmosphere is artificially “aging” so it’ll soon be hard to tell old from new.
Victoria Turk
7.20.15
videos

Not Your Average Chernobyl Disaster Porn

It’s like a real estate agent showing you around a new area with dueling intentions; enticing you to visit, while warning you away.
Alix Jean-Pharuns
6.30.15
Motherboard Blog

Stealing a Truckload of Radioactive Material Is a Bad Idea

In case you need a reminder, this isn't how you want to die.
Derek Mead
12.5.13
Motherboard Blog

Fukushima's Fish Are Still Radioactive

Visiting Tokyo last year was bittersweet. I had originally bought tickets to visit Japan just a few days before March 11th's wicked quake and tsunami tore through Fukushima and northeast Honshu, leaving a ballpark-figure of 20,000 Japanese missing...
Daniel Stuckey
10.26.12