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2010-07-20 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs' first underwater launch of a Fleet Ballistic Missile, which was designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT).

2010-07-19 12:59:00

WASHINGTON, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Dave Matthews, Michael Bolton, Macy Gray, Trent Reznor, Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Maroon 5, Tom Morello, Steve Earle, Ok Go, BoDeans, Circa Survive, Rise Against, Los Amigos Invisibles, Neon Indian, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Bostich & Fussible, Mayer Hawthorne, Michael Franti, They Might be Giants, Ozomatli, Mexican Institute of Sound, Lotus, Fanfarlo, Jay Electronica, Weezer, Entrance Band, The Gossip's Beth Ditto, Subsonica See Trailer and Get...

2010-06-22 15:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Journal Group is proud to announce that Elaine Grossman has won two of journalism's top editorial awards for her work in Global Security Newswire (GSN), where she covers nuclear arms, terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.

2010-06-22 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy conducted successful test flights June 8 and 9 of four Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missiles (FBMs) built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT).

2010-05-14 10:10:00

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every five years, representatives of the 189 nations that are signatories to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) gather at the United Nations to review progress on the three pillars of the treaty: non-proliferation, disarmament, and the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. Historically, the Review Conference has been marked by deep divisions between nuclear have and have-not nations.

2010-05-12 07:34:00

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 11, a petition of 2,276,167 signatures from youth calling for the adoption of a Nuclear Weapons Convention which would comprehensively ban nuclear weapons was presented to Ambassador Leslie B.

2010-05-04 16:07:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Achieving the goal of a world free of nuclear weapons will require the increased engagement of nations that currently do not posses nuclear arms of their own, according to the authors of a new collection from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

2010-05-04 06:40:00

The United States revealed for the first time how many nuclear warheads it possesses as part of an attempt to encourage other nations to be more forthcoming with such information and to help create a united front against stockpiles in other countries, including Iran.

2010-04-28 03:20:00

TOKYO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- From January to March 2010, youth members of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) in six countries conducted surveys of their peers' attitudes toward nuclear weapons and their abolition in advance of the upcoming NPT Review Conference. A total of 4,362 interview surveys were conducted of people from their teens through 30s in Japan, Korea, the Philippines, New Zealand, the USA and the UK.

2010-04-13 18:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement at the conclusion of the Nuclear Security Summit hosted by President Obama: "For the past two days, global leaders came together to work toward common goals: a future without nuclear weapons and a safer world for our families and for the next generation.

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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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