nuclear bomb

Nuclear sites still dangerous in 24,000 years, say space archaeologists

Some nuclear tests were conducted also in outer space and nuclear fuel was employed as propellant for rockets.

A display featuring missiles and a portrait of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen
Iran still works to obtain weapons of mass destruction tech – German intel

Iran, along with Pakistan, North Korea and Syria, aims to complete and improve existing arsenals and develop new weapons through illegal procurement efforts in Germany.

Coronavirus has not stopped Iran's march to a nuclear bomb

The estimated tens of thousands of dead from COVID-19 and the spate of new infections in recent days has not stopped the advanced IR-6 centrifuges from spinning and churning out 4%-enriched uranium.

Trump administration considers conducting nuclear test

The topic surfaced at a meeting of senior officials representing the top national security agencies.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rides a horse during snowfall in Mount Paektu
Kim Jong Un promises new North Korean 'strategic weapon' in near future

Kim had warned he might have to seek a "new path" if Washington fails to meet his expectations.

Robot on display at Terminator 3 premier in Los Angeles
Scientists warn AI control of nukes could lead to ‘Terminator-style’ war

The world may be inching closer to an apocalyptic nuclear war could be possible as control over nuclear weapons is yielded to artificial intelligence (AI).

Radioactive sign
On my mind: Saudi nuclear ambitions

The Saudis may argue that, given Iran’s aggressive renewal of its nuclear program following Trump’s decision last year to withdraw the US from the JCPOA, they need to pursue their own.

Iran to take steps to speed up uranium enrichment

"All limitations on our Research and Development will be lifted on Friday," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.

View of the Israeli nuclear facility in the Negev Desert outside Dimona
Experts agree Dimona nuke reactor can exceed original life expectancy

"The full lifespan of a nuclear reactor is customarily considered to be 40 years... a reactor’s lifespan may be doubled through improvements and upgrades without diminishing its safety.”

Book Review: Spies and the atomic bomb

Kean doesn’t try to psychoanalyze his characters, but watches them closely, focusing on their bravado, daring and eccentricities.

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