Nuclear Notebook

Since 1987, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has published the Nuclear Notebook, an authoritative accounting of world nuclear arsenals compiled by top experts from the Federation of American Scientists. Today, it is prepared by Hans M. Kristensen and Robert S. Norris of FAS. The Nuclear Notebook is housed at [Taylor & Francis Online], home of our digital journal. Because of its importance to researchers, governments, and citizens around the world, the Nuclear Notebook is always free-to-access. Click on the individual links below to read the corresponding link at tandfonline.

Nuclear Notebook Articles and Updates

A diagram of an interceptor that might be used in a proposed boost-phase missile defense system for use against North Korea.

A Bulletin special issue: Missile defense, around the world and, perhaps, in space

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Imran Khan, at the 2012 World Economic Forum. Photo by Remy Steinegger, World Economic Forum, swiss-image.ch/ .

Managing Pakistan’s Bomb: Learning on the job

On Saturday, Imran Khan will be sworn in as the next prime ...
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Artificial intelligence beyond the superpowers

Much of the debate over how artificial intelligence (AI) will affect geopolitics ...
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Ebola screening in Guinea in 2014.

Ebola makes a very convincing case for global cooperation

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, that vast, equator-spanning country at the ...
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What is the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA)?

Where does Trump get the power to reimpose sanctions?

Last week, the Trump administration reimposed unilateral sanctions against Iran. This comes ...
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Smokey the Bear Fire Danger Warning Sign

California wildfires are mostly preventable

Reporters and elected officials often talk about the wildfires raging in California ...
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  In 2009, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists became one of the first ...
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nuclear weapons and pop culture

TV and the Bomb

Television is an amazing thing: It can give you the news, express ...
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satellites over Earth

Poll: The public and Washington don’t share the same space priorities

Quick – what percentage of Americans think that NASA should focus most ...
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A hot, dark, hungry future?

If you were a plant, would you rather get too little sunlight ...
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