I have been almost silent from the blog for the last week. The main reason is that I spent that whole week in the West. The proximate reason was to.
This is the grave of Enrico Fermi. Born in 1901 in Rome to a prominent political family, Fermi showed an unusual aptitude for physics from a very young age and.
Well, this makes one feel secure: The U.S. nuclear weapons system still runs on a 1970s-era computing system that uses 8-inch floppy disks, according to a newly released report from.
Well, this is pretty cool: The National Security Archive has published what is said to be the most comprehensive and detailed list of nuclear weapons targets and applied weapons strategy.
This is an excellent set of photographs documenting how atmospheric nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site lit up the night sky in Los Angeles: The light from the tests.
I was unaware that K-25, the building at Oak Ridge that separated uranium-235 from uranium-238 during the Manhattan Project, is nearly demolished to make way for a new industrial park..
For those who believe that science is apolitical, allow me to present Exhibit A: rare photographs from Hiroshima. I'm not saying the relationship between politics and science is inherently good.
Today we're revisiting the Iran: No Big Deal argument. First up, my column at WPR makes the case for thinking about Iran in terms of the behavior of other nuclear.