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2006-01-19 06:55:00

France said on Thursday it would be ready to launch a targeted nuclear strike against any state that carried out a terrorist attack on French soil.

2005-12-20 18:44:02

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers have proposed a resolution expressing congressional disapproval for President George W. Bush's sweeping nuclear agreement with India, one of the congressmen said on Tuesday.

2005-12-15 06:00:47

By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan plans to spend up to $1.2 billion for an ambitious project to develop a next-generation interceptor missile with the United States, Japanese defense ministry officials said on Thursday.

2005-10-26 17:08:22

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key U.S. congressional leaders said on Wednesday they would resist hasty action on an agreement President George W. Bush has reached with India allowing U.S. nuclear cooperation with the Asian state. Republican Rep.

2005-10-25 20:00:32

More than 470 physicists, including seven Nobel laureates, have signed a petition to oppose a new U.S. Defense Department proposal that allows the United States to use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear states.

2005-10-07 02:42:48

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Japanese survivors of the 1945 atomic bombs, U.S. campaigners to dismantle Soviet-era atomic weapons and the United Nations nuclear watchdog were touted as front-runners for the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

2005-10-06 17:39:08

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog, U.S. campaigners to dismantle Soviet-era atomic weapons and Japanese survivors of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombs were touted as frontrunners for the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

2005-09-17 09:19:25

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, highlighting the growing threat of the spread of nuclear weapons and terrorism, warned the world on Saturday of the dangers of "diplomatic brinkmanship." He was addressing the U.N.

2005-09-13 13:59:48

BERLIN (Reuters) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov warned the United States on Tuesday against any change of its defense doctrine to allow pre-emptive use of atomic weapons, saying it would prompt others to seek nuclear arms. A draft revision of the U.S.

2005-08-05 16:35:00

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent CHANTILLY, Va. and a loaded weight of 140,000 pounds (63,500 kilograms) dominates a hangar filled with historic military and civil aircraft, ranging from a Japanese kamikaze plane to the first passenger jet to the supersonic Concorde.


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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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