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Hiroshima survivor calls for end to atomic weapons 75 years after deadly attacks | Nuclear

euronews (in English) Aug 5, 2020 August 6 marks 75 years since the US attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War Two. The “hibakusha” — literally “person affected by the bomb” — have for decades been calling for the … Continue reading

Nuclear fusion within reach | Michel Laberge | TEDxKC

TEDx Talks Aug 28, 2014 This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Our energy future depends on nuclear fusion, says Michel Laberge. In a lab near Vancouver, Michel and his team are … Continue reading

Can we prevent nuclear war? | Dr. Ira Helfand | TEDxVail

TEDx Talks Jan 25, 2016 Ira uncovers the threat to human survival posed by nuclear weapons and what we can do to eliminate this threat. Dangers of nuclear war exist. As an existential threat to humanity, Ira asks you to … Continue reading

I’ve studied nuclear war for 35 years — you should be worried. | Brian Toon | TEDxMileHigh

TEDx Talks Feb 1, 2018 For the first time in decades, it’s hard to ignore the threat of nuclear war. But as long as you’re far from the blast, you’re safe, right? Wrong. In this sobering talk, atmospheric scientist Brian … Continue reading

Dr. William Perry & Tom Collina: The New Nuclear Arms Race And Presidential Power

Commonwealth Club of California Commonwealth Club of California 70.6K subscribers The U.S. president has the power to end the world in minutes. Right now, no one can stop him. Since the Truman administration, America has been one “push of a … Continue reading

Nations join hands to build world’s largest nuclear fusion experiment

CGTN Jul 28, 2020 In #France, assembly has begun at what’s been called one of the most ambitious energy projects in the world. On Tuesday, leaders from the European Union, #China, the United States and four other nations marked the … Continue reading

Fire at Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility caused significant damage

Al Jazeera English Jul 6, 2020 Iran’s now admitting a fire caused significant damage at its Natanz nuclear facility. Its Atomic Energy Organization says the blaze could slow development of centrifuges used to enrich uranium. But Iran is planning to … Continue reading

Cyberattack possible cause of fire at Iran nuclear complex

FRANCE 24 English Jul 6, 2020 A fire at Iran’s underground Natanz nuclear facility has caused significant damage. FRANCE 24 correspondent Reza Sayah says while the government remains tight-lipped about the causes of the fire, some speculate it might have … Continue reading

Fukushima’s Olympic makeover: Will the ‘cursed’ area be safe from radioactivity in time? | Nuclear

FRANCE 24 English Jun 26, 2020 In a year’s time, the Olympic Games, dubbed the “reconstruction Olympics”, should allow Japan to move on from the Fukushima tragedy. The region, a symbol of the 2011 disaster, has officially been cleaned up … Continue reading

Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days that Changed the World | Nuclear

JFK Library Chris Wallace, longtime journalist and anchor of Fox News Sunday, discusses his new book, “Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days that Changed the World,” exploring the days leading up to the … Continue reading