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2014-06-27 11:54:56

DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory A proven system for verifying that apparent nuclear weapons slated to be dismantled contained true warheads could provide a key step toward the further reduction of nuclear arms. The system would achieve this verification while safeguarding classified information that could lead to nuclear proliferation. Scientists at Princeton University and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) are developing the...

2014-01-27 00:20:24

TOKYO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In his annual peace proposal, "Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies," released on January 26, Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, calls for increased regional cooperation in response to extreme weather events and natural disasters. He also proposes a comprehensive program of global citizenship education and the holding of a youth summit on nuclear...

2012-04-25 11:19:13

Amidst Growing Tensions in Asia, India-Pakistan Confrontation Used to Show Dire Consequences Around the Globe; More Than A Billion People Would be at Risk Under "Nuclear Famine" Scenario More than a billion people around the world would face starvation following a limited regional nuclear weapons exchange (such as a clash between India and Pakistan) that would cause major worldwide climate disruption driving down food production in China, the U.S. and other nations, according to a major...

2012-03-23 23:03:01

Join us as we honor Helen Caldicott, MD for her lifetime dedication to creating a world free of the threat of nuclear weapons. Her tireless education around the globe, her aggressive advocacy and her practice of reminding us of the deleterious health effects of a nuclear explosion have been an inspiration to us all. Helen will be joined in dialogue by Trudy Rubin, Foreign Affairs Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer. (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Thursday, March 29, 2012 at the WHYY studios in...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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