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2010-04-06 14:04:00

Documentary Tackles Nuclear Dangers, Features Shultz, Perry, Kissinger, and Nunn WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nuclear Tipping Point, a documentary film on today's global nuclear dangers, will be screened tonight at the White House.

2010-03-31 13:03:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of the Global Zero movement will hold a press conference at the National Press Club on April 8 at 10:00 am to respond to that day's signing of the new START accord and to urge strong action at President Obama's April 12-13 Nuclear Security Summit. Participants will include former CIA counter-proliferation officer Valerie Plame, START 1 chief negotiator Amb.

2010-02-26 17:00:00

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Trident Resources Corp.

2010-02-24 16:53:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan has announced that after 13 months of intense negotiations, Titan and the MTA failed to reach an agreement on a restructured contract.

2010-02-22 08:00:00

NEW YORK Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan, North America's largest Transit Advertising company, has promoted Scott Goldsmith, its former General Counsel and Executive Vice President, to the role of President, Transit. Mr.

2010-02-19 14:36:55

Report identifies technical steps to help US downsize the arsenal, prevent spread of atomic bombs and keep stockpile safe and secure.

2010-02-19 13:33:26

The European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) is among the few laboratories in the world that can provide the highly specialized analytical methods and techniques needed for nuclear safeguards and forensics purposes.

2010-02-15 13:36:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A historic meeting between the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum will take place on March 1, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. CST (UTC/GMT: Tuesday, March 2, 01:00 to 03:00), via a live videoconference/webcast.

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2010-02-12 10:15:00

Through laboratory soil cleanup methods, residents of Bikini, Enjebi and Rongelap Islands - where nuclear tests were conducted on the atolls and in the ocean surrounding them in the 1950s - could have lower radioactive levels than the average background dose for residents in the United States and Europe.

2010-01-26 01:50:00

TOKYO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In a proposal released on Jan. 26, "Toward a New Era of Value Creation," Soka Gakkai International (SGI) President Daisaku Ikeda calls for accelerated moves toward the realization of a world without 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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.