Month: May 2014
Washington-Moscow relations may be strained over Ukraine, but the countries must still work together
Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected] CHICAGO– May 28, 2014– Kennette Benedict, executive director of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, will chair a citizen forum at Rocky Flats Then and Now: 25 Years After the Raid, an event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the United States government’s raid on the Rocky Flats Nuclear Munitions … Continued
Bulletin experts explain what the new Godzilla movie does not
The White House fails to put its money where its mouth is on nuclear weapons security
Today's doubts about Iran's nuclear program are anything but new.
What if we actually treated fossil fuel consumption like a drug dependency instead of an environmental problem?
A talk on the Reykjavik summit at the Heritage Foundation reveals little about nuclear strategy but much about neocon thinking.
Treating animals and humans as part of a single system is the best way to reduce disease transmission between the two.
The Energy Department appears to have lost track of 96 kilograms of uranium 233, a fissile material made from thorium that can be fashioned into a bomb, and wants to put nearly a ton of left-over fissile materials in a government landfill, in apparent violation of international standards.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' "Voices of Tomorrow" competition features regular essays, op-ed articles, and multimedia presentations written or produced by a high school student, college undergraduate, or graduate student. Submissions must address some aspect of at least one of the Bulletin's core issues: nuclear weapons, nuclear energy, climate change, biosecurity, and emerging technologies. The mission of … Continued
The campaign against lethal autonomous weapons is making progress, but to succeed it will have to answer some questions, including: What distinguishes killer software from non-killer software?
A tiny Pacific nation's action at the International Court of Justice highlights a new politics of nuclear disarmament, tied to humanitarian issues
Twenty-eight years later, Chernobyl is entombed again. But have we learned anything in the meanwhile?
If granted the obscurity and freedom of action that disarmament bureaucrats enjoy, the technocratic elites who work to arrest climate change might just manage to save the planet.