Latest Nuclear weapons Stories

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.

2010-04-13 15:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, President of General Intelligence Presidency (GIP) and head of Saudi Arabia's delegation to the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC, presented the Kingdom's statement at the summit on behalf of the Kingdom.

2010-04-13 13:03:00

PASADENA, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the slogan "Atomic Fireballs are great candy, but terrible foreign policy," evangelical college presidents, denominational executives, pastors, veterans, professors, and missionaries are showing strong support for US moves to reduce nuclear arsenals.

2010-04-12 08:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evangelical college presidents, denominational executives, pastors, veterans, professors, and missionaries are encouraging the Obama administration and Congress to engage in diplomacy with Iran and North Korea and to reduce U.S.

2010-04-08 10:24:00

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders of the Global Zero movement, at a press conference at the National Press Club this morning, applauded the new START accord signed today by Presidents Obama and Medvedev in Prague and urged its ratification.

2010-04-06 14:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the release of the Obama Administration's Nuclear Posture Review: "Today, the Obama Administration took another critical step forward in the effort to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons.

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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
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'