Nuclear Roundup: 10/31/2017

By Jodi Lieberman | October 31, 2017

A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news.

North Korea

Up to 200 killed at North Korea’s nuclear test site: report

Is Mt. Mantap suffering from “Tired Mountain Syndrome?”

Jim Mattis: Officials ‘routinely’ rehearse response to North Korean nuclear attack

America is finally punishing China over North Korea’s deadly missile launchers

United States

More must be done to protect America’s nuclear power plants from cyberattacks

Here’s what we know about what Trump calls the Uranium to Russia deal

The repeated, incorrect claim that Russia obtained ‘20 percent of our uranium’

Four-month delay in details of plutonium release at Hanford raises questions

Same work crew, equipment involved in second Los Alamos plutonium contamination event

The danger of buying the Air Force’s next ballistic missile from the lowest bidder

WHOI releases study on lingering radioactivity following Pacific nuclear bomb testing


UN nuclear inspections chief sees no problems checking facilities in Iran

Russia may be building a nuclear-powered satellite that could fire lasers to charge spacecrafts

Saudi Arabia to extract uranium for ‘self-sufficient’ nuclear program

Why Saudi Arabia is doubling down on its nuclear program

The soaring business of nuclear shelters in Japan

Kobe Steel’s nuclear tentacles

Vatican to host high-level push against nuclear weapons

General Interest

Could this young physicist finally crack the code to nuclear fusion?

Is it ever really appropriate to use nuclear weapons?

U.S. plan to survive nuclear attack by Russia in the Cold War

Here’s some glow-in-the-dark ‘Plutonium’ soap that will make your showers slightly less boring

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