Nuclear

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Nuclear Annihilation’ In Missile Strike Planned For Today

North Korea is threatening the United States with nuclear annihilation in a missile strike planned for “today,” <i>AOL News</i> is reporting.<p>A report from a …

North Korea

Gold Tricks, Nuclear Threats and Kid Rock

Here are your morning reads.<p>My morning train reads:<p>Howard Marks Gets Bearish (Oaktree Capital)<br>• Why Can’t Americans Ditch Checks? (Bloomberg)<br>• 11 Great American Companies That Have Totally Lost Control of Their Narrative (24/7 Wall Street)<br>• The gold trick (Moneyness)<br>• Maybe We’ve Been Thinking About the …

Nuclear Energy

Google Nuclear Fusion Project Makes Progress Toward Limitless Clean Energy

The engineers at Google Research and an American nuclear fusion company have collaborated to build an algorithm that speeds up experiments in nuclear …

Nuclear Fusion

'Nuclear winter' could be coming for NBA free agents in 2018

1:00 PM GMT<p>Memphis Grizzlies owner Robert Pera, fresh off committing to a couple of maximum contracts worth a total of $247 million, fired off a …

NBA

The Scariest Nuclear Threat Might Be in the White House

Michael Lewis has a must-read piece on the Department of Energy — from the “ceremonial and bizarre” role of energy secretary Rick Perry to the Trump …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Google’s New Algorithm Wants to Help Researchers Stabilize Nuclear Fusion Reactions

Advancing Fusion Research<p>There are already a number of researchers involved in developing stable nuclear fusion. The goal may seem simple enough in …

Physics

Iran Says ‘Hostile’ U.S. Sanctions Vote Undermines Nuclear Deal - Bloomberg

Iran promised to respond if the “blatantly hostile” vote in the House of Representatives to impose new sanctions becomes law, saying they would go …

Iran

BWXT Becomes The Nuclear Industry's Civil-Military-Commercial Growth Company

The nuclear energy industry has not fared well in popular culture of late, but there are some facets of what it does that are genuinely indispensable. Nuclear propulsion provides Navy aircraft carriers and submarines with unlimited range. Nuclear power plants remain a crucial part of the electric …

Energy

Underwater Robot Spots Possible Melted Nuclear Fuel in Fukushima Reactor

Since the 2011 meltdown at a nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japanese authorities have been working to decontaminate the area. A crucial step in …

Energy

China Builds Nuclear Bunkers on North Korean Border, Bulks Up Troops on Indian Front

The largest army in the world is readying for a "potential crisis."

North Korea

Vatican conference aims to build momentum for nuclear disarmament

Vatican City, Jul 25, 2017 / 08:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Nuclear disarmament will be the focus of a Vatican conference this Nov. 10-11, following …

Catholicism

Video from Underwater Robot Shows Melted Nuclear Fuel Inside Fukushima Reactor

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Energy

Melted Nuclear Fuel Found Below Fukushima by Underwater Robot - ExtremeTech

By on July 24, 2017 at 9:20 am<p>The nuclear disaster at Fukushima in 2011 was the most significant since Chernobyl 25 years earlier. Cleanup efforts at …

Energy

Nuclear turned South Korea into an Asian tiger - scientist

Cape Town - I am currently on a scientific visit in the Republic of Korea better known as South Korea, I am visiting a nuclear engineering department …

Business (South Africa)

United Nations Votes to Ban Nuclear Weapons. What Does This Mean for Defense Companies? -- The Motley Fool

It's hard to find anyone actively in "favor" of nuclear weapons. But that doesn't mean it will be easy to get rid of them.<p>On Friday, July 7, three …

General Dynamics

North Korea: Hawaii Preps For Nuclear Attack, Ballistic Missiles Could Reach Island Within 20 Minutes

North Korea’s latest provocations have been the catalyst to the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency issuing a plan aimed at helping residents and …

North Korea

After 72 years, nuclear weapons have been prohibited

In the final report of the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, the parties to the treaty expressed ‘their deep concern over the …

Iran

India must keep the nuclear energy door open

A major milestone in India-Japan relations and the future of the nuclear power in the country was passed by the coming into force of the bilateral …

Energy

The U.S. Navy Is Turning Its Nuclear Attack Submarines into Cruise Missile Boats

A smart strategy. The United States Navy has test fired a pair of Tomahawk cruise missiles from USS <i>North Dakota</i> (SSN-784), the first Block III …

Military

Trump Assigns White House Team to Target Iran Nuclear Deal, Sidelining State Department

Unhappy with Tillerson over Iran, the president is turning to trusted aides.<p>After a contentious meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson this …

World News

Attosecond Probing of Nuclear Dynamics with Trajectory-Resolved High-Harmonic Spectroscopy

Pengfei Lan, Marc Ruhmann, Lixin He, Chunyang Zhai, Feng Wang, Xiaosong Zhu, Qingbin Zhang, Yueming Zhou, Min Li, Manfred Lein, and Peixiang Lu

Nuclear Energy

Must We Accept a Nuclear North Korea?

In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Mark Bowden about the problem of a nuclear-armed North Korea.<p><b>Mark Bowden</b> is the …

North Korea

Balance of Power: Trump’s Nuclear Option - Bloomberg

Donald Trump has laid down one red line for special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe: keep my finances out of it.<p>But yesterday, Bloomberg …

Anthony Scaramucci

Seeing North Korea From The Inside: Dedicated To The Supreme Leader And Nuclear Weapons

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA—It doesn’t take long after arriving in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to realize that you’re not in Kansas anymore. There are multiple portraits of deceased Great Leader Kim Il-sung and Dear Leader Kim Jong-il. Every North Korean official wears a pin picturing one …

North Korea

Trump’s biggest success, the true history of Dunkirk & other notable commentary

<b>From the right: McCain — A Hero Under Hostile Fire</b><p>Even before the announcement that he’d been diagnosed with brain cancer, Sen. John McCain was …

Opinion

What Good Is Fear?

Thinkstock/Thinkstock It’s not often that a story about climate change goes viral, but last week, David Wallace-Wells’ <i>New York</i> story “The …

Conservative POV

Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel

TOKYO (AP) — An underwater robot entered a badly damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant Wednesday, capturing images of the harsh impact of its meltdown, including key structures that were torn and knocked out of place.<p>Plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. said the robot, …

Energy

World Leaders Must Accept The Reality Of A Nuclear North Korea And Work From There

Some national leaders surround themselves with “yes-men,” toadies who agree with anything they do. Wiser leaders choose advisors who speak up when needed. And then there’s South Korea’s Moon Jae-in, who wants to be his own “no-man.”<p>In recent speeches aimed at calming tensions with North Korea, Moon …

North Korea

The Iran deal is staying in place

follow us<p>omnivore<p>The Iran deal is staying in place<p>From the Congressional Research Service, a report on Iran’s Nuclear Program: Tehran’s Compliance …

Iran

Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup Shows New Images of Radioactive Reactor, But Robot Fails to Find Melted Fuel

Japan's "Little Sunfish" brought back never-before-seen footage of the Fukushima nuclear plant, which has claimed a number of prior devices.

World News