Month: July 2017

Nuclear Roundup: 7/31/2017

Nuclear Roundup: 7/31/2017

A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. North Korea North Korea warns of action against sanctions after ICBM test US bombers fly over South Korea after North’s 2nd ICBM Test Limited options for Trump as North Korea races ahead with nuclear weapons Abe swipes at China, Russia after … Continued

Nuclear Roundup: 7/28/2017

Nuclear Roundup: 7/28/2017

A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. North Korea North Korea ‘conducts new missile test’ U.S. general: North Korea ICBM threat advancing faster than expected Lessons for the world from North Korea’s nuclear programme North Korea defied Bush The inevitability of North Korea’s nuclear weapons United States Corker, … Continued

Rising experts at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Rising experts at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

In a time of growing global risk, it is more important than ever that rising leaders share their research, find their voices, and test their arguments to create a safer, healthier planet. In our Voices of Tomorrow section, the Bulletin proudly publishes the work of rising experts immersed in the issues central to our core interests—nuclear … Continued

Nuclear Roundup: 7/27/2017

Nuclear Roundup: 7/27/2017

A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. North Korea North Korea could cross ICBM threshold next year, U.S. officials warn in new assessment How earthquake scientists eavesdrop on North Korea’s nuclear blasts Opinion | Reckless rhetoric distorts US options on North Korea The Surprisingly Simple Reason North Korea … Continued

The clock runs out on a ferocious singer

Through the years, groups as disparate as Iron Maiden, The Who, Bright Eyes, and Smashing Pumpkins all sang along to the tick-tock of the Bulletin’s apocalyptic timepiece. As did the Los Angeles-area band known as Linkin Park in its 2007 album Minutes to Midnight. The lead singer for that group, Chester Bennington, told Rolling Stone magazine that the album was “definitely a reference to the Doomsday Clock, the Apocalypse, a metaphor for death and rebirth, but it could also be applied to the music industry, sort of tongue-in-cheek.” Bennington died Thursday in Los Angeles County, apparently a suicide.

An animation of global risk

An animation of global risk

Check out our latest interactive, “Know the Time,” an animation of technological advancement and global risk, documented by the Doomsday Clock. It was created by Fabian Stricker, Mapper and Digital Business Integration Analyst, who became concerned about global risk due to the alarming rhetoric used during the 2016 US presidential election. Follow Fabian on Twitter … Continued

Nuclear Roundup: 7/19/2017

Nuclear Roundup: 7/19/2017

A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. North Korea Moon Seeks 2020 Deal for Peace with Nuclear-Free North Korea South Korea’s President May Be Just the Man to Solve the North Korea Crisis A Template for Peace United States House bill keeps DOE Office of Science spending flat, … Continued

Nuclear Roundup: 7/18/2017

Nuclear Roundup: 7/18/2017

A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world. North Korea Thermal images reveal North Korea’s plutonium, US monitors say U.S. missile defense plans to zap North Korean threats Winning a war against North Korea would come at ‘great cost’: Here’s what it might look like Why Isn’t Russia Worried … Continued