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2013-01-26 20:20:04

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, viewed the Ground-Based Interceptor test from the Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, California. Ellison is one of the top lay experts in missile defense in the world. His comments and observations are below: "Under the Californian sun at 2:00PM PST, as the fog...

2013-01-11 04:20:07

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, will host the third annual Missile Defender of the Year Award Ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia today that will honor the best U.S. Armed Service members in the field of missile defense for 2012. The award recognizes and honors members of the United States military who command fully operational and deployed missile defense...

2012-10-16 15:20:54

New Interactive Resource from the Nuclear Threat Initiative Asks, Can We Really Count on Luck to Keep Us Safe? WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago, the United States and the Soviet Union spent two weeks on the brink of nuclear war during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Today, the threat of a nuclear crisis remains more dangerous and complicated than ever. The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) today launched a new interactive resource about the 1962 crisis and...

2012-10-03 06:24:18

KENT, Conn., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ESCAPE FROM OBLIVION: A Moscow Correspondent's Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis, by Donald S. Connery, has just been published as an Amazon e-book in time to mark the 50(th) anniversary of the Oct. 16-28, 1962 nuclear standoff between the United States and the Soviet Union. The book is unique among the many works on the singular event in human history that almost ended human history. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121003/NY85659 ) As...

2012-07-03 10:17:57

Though worries about "nuclear winter" have faded since the end of the Cold War, existing stockpiles of nuclear weapons still hold the potential for devastating global impacts. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin—Madison and Rutgers University have found that the climate effects of a hypothetical nuclear war between India and Pakistan would greatly reduce yields of staple crops, even in distant countries. The work, by Mutlu Ozdogan and Chris Kucharik of the Center for...

Civilization II Gamer Takes On Game For 10 Years
2012-06-22 09:49:35

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com In the past 10 years, while some people may have worked heavily on their career, one man worked just as hard on a video game. Reddit user Lycerius posted details on his account about the 10-year-long game he played on the 1996 society simulator "Civilization II." In the past 10 years, Lycerius' video game experience has seen the world through plenty of climate changes over the past 1,900 years. His game play left him ultimately making it to the year...

2012-05-27 23:00:24

The risk of a child born today suffering an early death due to nuclear war is at least 10%, according to a notable Stanford professor. To help Americans prepare for the worst, the U.S. Gold Bureau and Wise Food Storage Company have teamed up to offer a line of emergency survival products that include long-term foods, survival gear and gold and silver currency. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 The United States Gold Bureau has partnered with Wise Food Storage Company, an official sponsor of...

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...

2012-04-24 06:21:27

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. CHICAGO, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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...

2012-04-23 06:23:44

Among Consequences: Major Drop in U.S. and Chinese Agriculture Production Seen in Wake of Nuclear Weapons Exchange; Resulting Famine Would Threaten Lives of the World's Already Malnourished Billion People. April 24, 2012 Daybook/Calendar Item & News Advisory CHICAGO, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a new Indian ballistic missile test once again ratcheting up tensions in the South Asia region, a new report to be released Tuesday (April 24, 2012) will show that a...


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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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