Your ongoing support is crucial – and there is still so much work to do. Please consider a year-end gift.
Month: December 2017
We know you share our commitment to well-informed discussion and decision-making. Read on for the best of 2017 from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
A sampling of the year’s best “Voices of Tomorrow” essays.
It was a year stained by the epithets “little rocket man” and “dotard” and full of all-too-many nuclear threats
Articles and videos from around the World Wide Web that featured Bulletin expertise in 2017.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea John Hamre’s memo on North Korea: Everyone just calm down S. Korea’s nuclear envoy leaves for Japan for talks on N.K. nukes Exclusive: US making plans for ‘bloody nose’ military attack on North Korea CNO: North Korea ‘an unprecedented and urgent threat’ State Department disagrees … Continued
A crash Defense Department program designed to deliver AI technologies to a combat theater within six months is a smashing success so far. But is the Pentagon ready for the enormous challenges that lie at the intersection of military power and artificial intelligence?
A little over a year ago, a researcher at the Australian Institute of Marine Science wrote an article for the Bulletin (“A changing climate for coral reefs”) about some of the problems facing the famed Great Barrier Reef—including rising ocean temperatures, silt and fertilizer runoff, and increasing acidification—that can lead to coral bleaching and coral … Continued
A look back at our climate change coverage from 2017
Our regular columnists tackle an eventful year.
Looking back at our best coverage in 2017 of emerging technological threats.
Need a bit of holiday cheer? Physicist and climate expert Joe Romm has you covered.
With a new approval process in place, scientists can now apply to conduct “gain-of-function” research on deadly diseases.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea NK snubs Tillerson’s offer for talks without preconditions US, Canada to co-host meeting on North Korean nuclear threat in January India to be part of summit on North Korea’s nuclear crisis Why Chinese province is warning citizens of nuclear war On North Korea, China is … Continued
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea North Korea executes official in charge of nuclear test site: Report HR McMaster weighs in on North Korea nuclear threat North Korea nuclear weapons up for grabs if regime falls North Korea weapons ‘sprint’ revives specter of nuclear exchange All I want for Christmas is … Continued
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has named Yangyang Cheng its 2017 Leonard M. Rieser Award recipient for her April 22 essay “Let science be science again.”
Editor’s note: The following memo was distributed to Dr. Hamre’s trustees and has been reprinted with permission. Colleagues, Please find Dr. Hamre’s most recent memo, attached here and pasted below. To: CSIS Board of Trustees, Advisers, and FriendsFrom: John J. HamreDate: December 6, 2017 (Number 453. Two pages.)Subject: Running out of time Last week I … Continued
A viral video of a polar bear’s misery draws a backlash, but remains an unforgettable symbol.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea ‘North Korea is a time bomb’: government advisers urge China to prepare for war S. Korea will ‘tirelessly’ seek diplomatic solution to N.K. nuke issue: top diplomat N. Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke ambitions A Tillerson slip offers a peek into secret … Continued
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is pleased to announce two new positions: Multimedia Editor and Executive Assistant.