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2009-06-08 06:45:00

Remnants of undeclared synthetic uranium have been identified at a second location by the UN nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, at a reactor in Damascus, BBC News reported.  The site in question was devastated in a 2007 raid by Israeli troops. Claims by the US have sparked an IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) investigation as to whether the site was a nuclear reactor that was not yet functional.  Apart from this incident, Iran is continuing to develop uranium in disobedience of the...

2009-04-06 13:51:00

Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Says North Korean Missile Launch Underscores Urgency for All Nuclear Powers to Support Obama-Medvedev Effort to Achieve "Global Zero" WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Political and military leaders at the forefront of the Global Zero initiative, a nonpartisan international effort to achieve a phased, verifiable plan to eliminate all nuclear weapons worldwide, immediately expressed support for President Obama's Prague speech and the newly...

2009-03-30 10:47:00

Leaders Agree That First Meeting of the Two Presidents - Occurring Just Before the G-20 - Is an Historic Opportunity To Set World's Course to Zero Nuclear Weapons Global Zero Commission To Launch Soon After G-20 Summit PARIS, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With nuclear weapons high on the agenda for the historic first Obama-Medvedev meeting, more than 100 international leaders on the forefront of the Global Zero initiative are urging the U.S. and Russian presidents to work toward dramatic...

2009-03-19 12:31:00

SAN DIEGO, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roger Chapin, Founder and President of Make America Safe, has written an article for the Washington Times which advocates preemptive strikes on Iran to destroy their nuclear facilities at the earliest possible time. Chapin wants the U.S. to act preemptively to head off an Iranian nuclear attack on Israel and an electro-magnetic pulse (EMP) attack on the United States. "And given Israel's warnings to Iran and its prior attacks on Iraqi and...

2009-03-10 05:00:00

New Strategy Deters Terrorists By Monitoring for Dirty Bomb Materials Enhancing The Trend Toward Comprehensive Self Storage Security NORWALK, Conn., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LifeStorage announced today that it will install Defentect (OTC Bulletin Board: SLNH.OB) threat awareness solutions including its GT2(TM) gamma radiation sensors and DM3(TM) threat awareness software to extend existing security solutions at their ten suburban Chicago self storage facilities. The system will...

2009-02-25 07:30:00

ATK'S 52-YEAR HISTORY OF SUBMARINE MISSILE PROPULSION EXTENDED THROUGH 2011 MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) has received a $90 million contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to produce solid rocket propulsion systems for all three stages of the U.S. Navy's Trident II (D-5) Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM). Under terms of the annual contract, ATK will continue to supply Trident solid rocket propulsion systems to the Trident II (D-5) Missile...

2009-02-18 09:56:00

IT Expert to Lead Titan's Digital Expansion NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan Worldwide has promoted technology veteran Rob Marlow to the newly created position of Senior Vice President and Worldwide Chief Information Officer. Based in Titan's New York headquarters, Mr. Marlow will spearhead Titan's digital inventory expansion as well as lead all aspects of internal information systems on a global scale, coordinate within various business units and interface with vendors. Titan, the...

2009-01-16 16:34:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that it has paid more than $4.5 billion to 48,072 individuals under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). The EEOICPA provides compensation and medical benefits to employees who became ill as a result of working in the atomic weapons industry. "We got this program up and running in eight months by July 31, 2001, and I'm very proud that the department has...

2008-12-30 13:30:58

Moscow acquired the secret of the hydrogen bomb from an atomic spy at the Los Alamos weapons lab in New Mexico, a new book says. The Nuclear Express: A Political History of the Bomb and its Proliferation, by Thomas C. Reed and Danny B. Stillman, does not name the suspected spy, but says he was born in the United States, grew up in a foreign country, fell in with communist sympathizers during the Depression and worked at Los Alamos during World War II. Afterward, he became deeply involved in...

2008-12-12 10:20:00

Nuclear as Well Non-Nuclear Countries Support Plan For Abolishing Nuclear Weapons COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A WorldPublicOpinion.org poll of 21 nations from around the world finds that people in every country favor an international agreement for eliminating all nuclear weapons. Respondents were asked to consider an agreement that specified "all countries with nuclear weapons would be required to eliminate them according to a timetable" while "all other countries...


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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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