Nuclear Weapons
Rapidly compressing lead to planetary-core type pressures found to make it stronger than steel  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
A combined team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the U.S. and Atomic Weapons Establishment in the U.K.... more
Nuclear—Out of this world  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
If humankind reaches Mars this century, an Oak Ridge National Laboratory-developed experiment testing advanced materials for spacecraft may play a key role. more
Stuck in a Polish nuclear weapon bunker cannibal wood ants found the way home  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Coming back to their 2016 study of a wood ant colony of workers trapped in a post-Soviet nuclear weapon bunker... more
Stuck in a Polish nuclear weapon bunker cannibal wood ants found the way home  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In a recent development of the story about wood ants trapped in a post-Soviet nuclear weapon bunker in Poland, scientists,... more
Seismology in the service of peace  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Twenty years ago, Switzerland ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. This important agreement is based on a sophisticated network that makes it possible to monitor compliance with the treaty. more
Catalysis that neutralizes air-polluting NOx from power plant emissions  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research describes the mechanism behind catalysis that neutralizes air-polluting NOx from power plant emissions. Researchers used a High Field (HF) Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer in conjunction with reaction... more
Radioactive chlorine from nuclear bomb tests still present in Antarctica  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Antarctica's ice sheets are still releasing radioactive chlorine from marine nuclear weapons tests in the 1950s, a new study finds. This suggests regions in Antarctica store and vent... more
US, critics split on whether tech made nuke shipments safer  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a test site in the New Mexico desert in... more
Does technology make moving nukes safe? Depends whom you ask  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a test site in the New Mexico desert in... more
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