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Careful with hot objects
Laboratory team travels the world dealing with radioactive material no longer in use.
doom  radiation  engineering  safety  nuclear 
december 2018 by ignatz
LLNL Atmospheric Nuclear Tests - YouTube
The U.S. conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962, with multiple cameras capturing each event at around 2,400 frames per second. These a...
nuclearweapons  history  weapons  war  usa  nuclear  youtube  video 
march 2017 by ignatz
Smoke Detectors with Plutonium Seized Near Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan | NTI
people trying to sell smoke detectors as bomb material. smoke detectors actually did contain plutonium (!)
nuclear  plutonium  villainy  failure  wmd 
may 2016 by ignatz
The Holocaust Bomb: A Question of Time
Howard Morland reflects on secrecy, the H-Bomb, and The Progressive Case
march 2016 by ignatz
Low-background steel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Low-background steel is any steel produced prior to the detonation of the first atomic bombs in the 1940s and 1950s.
nuclear  wikipedia  metallurgy  history 
december 2015 by ignatz
Bordering the Future: El Cobalto
That time radioactive steel was made into furniture
mexico  nuclear  accidents  toxics  environment  failure  no  ha 
august 2014 by ignatz
Inside Japan’s Nuclear Meltdown | FRONTLINE | PBS
good in depth documentary about the fukushima reactor after 3/11
japan  documentary  fukushima  311  nuclear  disaster 
march 2012 by ignatz
NUKEMAP by Alex Wellerstein
map of how much it sucks if a nuke of particular size hits a map
bomb  map  nuclear  doom  geo  gis  gmaps  googlemaps 
february 2012 by ignatz
Stanislav Petrov - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
a retired lieutenant colonel of the Soviet Air Defence Forces who deviated from standard Soviet protocol by correctly identifying a missile attack warning as a false alarm on September 26, 1983
nuclear  history  war 
september 2011 by ignatz
What we know, and don't know, about Japan's reactors
Panel of MIT nuclear engineers aims for clarity about the state of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
japan  nuclear  disaster  MIT  science  physics 
march 2011 by ignatz
Armchair Generalist: How to Disarm a Nuclear Bomb
You never know when this will come in handy. Some equipment needed.
weapons  nuclear  disarmament  reference 
july 2009 by ignatz
Chernobyl offers a holiday in hell | Europe - Times Online
there is now a thriving population of wolves and Mongol ponies, and wild boar roam the thoroughfares of Pripyat
via:regine  failure  radiation  chernobyl  travel  grimmeathookfuture  nuclear  dystopia 
july 2009 by ignatz
Air Force Flunks Another Nuke Inspection? | Danger Room from
"In May, the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base flunked its test, when security personnel couldn't be bothered to stop playing videogames on their cellphones."
failure  usa  war  nuclear  usaf  wmd 
december 2008 by ignatz | Frank Munger's Atomic City Underground
Local blog about Oak Ridge National Laboratory and related nuke "fun"
nuclear  energy  nuclearweapons  war  commerce  news  blog  environment 
september 2008 by ignatz

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