Category Archives: Nuclear

The Trinity Nuclear Test

Nine days ago, the world celebrated the seventy-first anniversary of the first explosion of an atomic bomb. This plutonium device was the product of years of research by the scientists recruited into the Manhattan Project. They gave the test the … Continue reading

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Pakistani nuclear weapons

Aljazeera reports that Taliban fighters overtook a naval base in Karachi, Pakistan yesterday. Although the Pakistani forces recaptured the base after seventeen hours, this incident draws attention to the potential vulnerability of that countries nuclear weapons. Even if the weapons … Continue reading

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