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2012-02-03 08:00:00

Today, the engineers and security experts who originally developed Titan are releasing an all-new version that revolutionizes the concept of command-and-control. (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 When the Titan Security System was first introduced in 2008, the software´s ability to integrate multiple hardware and software security platforms into a single, simplified command-and-control center changed the way people think about enterprise security. Today, the engineers and security experts who...

New Study Finds Global Nuclear Security Lacking
2012-01-13 05:50:47

A new study published by the U.S.-based Nuclear Threat Initiative has ranked 32 countries believed to possess nuclear material based on the level of security with which their potential bomb-making ingredients were locked down. The results, say experts, suggest that the global community has a long way to go in tracking and securing potentially rogue nukes. The report is loaded with surprises. In first place for tightest nuclear security was Australia, while struggling countries like Mexico,...

Doomsday Clock Moved One Minute Closer To Midnight
2012-01-11 05:43:36

Scientists moved the "Doomsday Clock" on Tuesday one minute closer to midnight, citing continuing threats from nuclear proliferation, climate change, and the lack of safe, sustainable energy sources. The clock was moved from six to five minutes to midnight in a sign that pessimism about humanity´s future has risen since the clock was last changed in 2010. "Inaction on key issues including climate change, and rising international tensions motivate the movement of the clock," said...

2012-01-10 23:43:22

A new analysis of satellite data from the late 1990s documents for the first time the “uplift” of ground above a site of underground nuclear testing, providing researchers a potential new tool for analyzing the strength of detonation. The study has just been published in Geophysical Research Letters. Lead author Paul Vincent, a geophysicist at Oregon State University, cautions that the findings won´t lead to dramatic new ability to detect secret nuclear explosions...


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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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
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This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.