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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VIENNA (Reuters) - The carnage wrought by the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 60 years ago demonstrates the need to eliminate nuclear weapons for the sake of human survival, the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Friday.
By Steve Shoup TRINITY SITE, New Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of people gathered in a U.S. Army base in the New Mexico desert on Saturday to quietly mark the anniversary of the first test of an atomic bomb 60 years ago, where a black obelisk marks the first Ground Zero.
By Louis Charbonneau VIENNA (Reuters) - Recent intelligence reports accuse North Korea of secretly helping Iran develop its nuclear program, raising fresh concerns about Pyongyang's nuclear proliferation and Tehran's atomic intentions.
Recent intelligence reports accuse North Korea of secretly helping Iran develop its nuclear program, raising fresh concerns about Pyongyang's nuclear proliferation and Tehran's atomic intentions.
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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