The Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized design that conveys how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making. First and foremost among these are nuclear weapons, but the dangers include climate-changing technologies, emerging... Read More
The author argues that banning research and development programs for hypersonic missiles will be difficult. Limited transparency measures might be within reach, but even these mechanisms will require persistent effort and engagement from the major players.
Over the last two years, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and the University of Chicago have created an online tool that will help countries understand the true cost of choosing the reprocessing route—and perhaps help limit the spread of nuclear reprocessing. Here's how.
A very 1950s, newsreel-style film that explains what the Castle series of nuclear tests were all about—at least, according to the US Air Force and Lookout Mountain Laboratory, a secret film studio in the Hollywood hills that shot film and still photos for the Defense Department and Atomic Energy Commission between 1947 and 1969.