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Western media suspicious as Russian nuclear monitoring sites go silent

RT Published on Aug 21, 2019 Western media are warning Russian radiation monitoring stations have gone silent, following an explosion earlier this month, at a military site in the country’s north.

Fears of Renewed Arms Race as U.S. Tests Ground Missile and Questions Remain over Russian Nuclear Accident Blast

Aug 20, 2019 The United States has tested a ground-launched medium-range cruise missile — just weeks after Trump formally withdrew from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Such a test would have been banned under the INF. Russia today condemned … Continue reading

BBC World Service – Science in Action, Keeping tabs on nuclear weapons

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csym22 The US has withdrawn from a historic nuclear disarmament treaty. However the verification of such treaties has been under scrutiny for some time as they don’t actually reveal the size of nuclear stockpiles. New methods of verification and encryption … Continue reading

All Countries by Number of Nuclear Weapons (1945-2014)

DataRanker Published on Apr 3, 2019 The data does not include South Africa, which once possessed 6 nuclear weapons between 1960s and 1980s, and North Korea.

Horrors in Hiroshima to Nuclear Nonchalance Now?

The Big Picture RT Published on Aug 16, 2019 Holland Cooke sits down with American University professor Peter Kuznick to break down his recent visits to Hiroshima and Nagaski for their respective observances of the atomic bombings in 1945. Then, … Continue reading

Sleepwalking towards Armageddon – CNN Nuclear

Amanpour Nuclear physicist and former energy secretary Ernest Moniz on the breakdown of arms control agreements after the US withdrawal from the INF nuclear pact. Source: CNN Nuclear

Russia Declares Nuclear Arms Treaty “Formally Dead” as U.S. Withdraws

Aug 02, 2019 The Trump administration has formally ended U.S. participation in the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. In a statement responding to the U.S. withdrawal, Russia’s foreign ministry called the INF treaty “formally dead.” President Ronald Reagan and former … Continue reading

U.S. withdrawal of nuclear treaty sparks arms race concerns

Published on Aug 3, 2019 The Trump Administration on Friday formally withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, a Cold War-era arms pact with Russia that banned land-based missiles with ranges up to 3,410 miles. For years, the U.S. has … Continue reading

Radioactive Waste – The Journey to Disposal | Nuclear Waste

IAEAvideo Published on Oct 1, 2014 Nuclear technologies benefit people everywhere. Radioactive sources are used to sterilize food and medical instruments, to develop improved crops and to diagnose and treat patients. Research reactors are used in science and for producing … Continue reading

Can We Launch Nuclear Waste Into the Sun? Why This is a Terrible Idea

Fraser Cain Published on Feb 9, 2017 We’ve got all this nuclear waste to dispose of, and we’ve got this superheated fusion ball in the sky. Couldn’t we just blast our nuclear waste into the Sun and be done with … Continue reading