Mysterious ‘nuclear’ radiation spike over Europe detected and Russia could be to blame

Nuclear waste is a byproduct of nuclear fission, which is a reaction caused when atoms are thrown together to create energy and end up splitting into tiny particles These particles are highly unstable and can cause cells in the body to malfunction, leading to cancer and cell death Long term exposure to nuclear radiation can […]

What It Felt Like to Test the First Submarine Nuclear Reactor

Rickover further ordered that the test reactor be built to the configurations of a submarine. The team could have built it “breadboard”—that is, could have splayed its contents across a room so that they would be easier to fix—but Rickover wouldn’t have it. He knew, writes Kintner, that the nuclear submarine team needed to finish […]

Iran nuclear: Natanz fire caused ‘significant’ damage

The 2015 nuclear deal saw Iran agree only to produce low-enriched uranium, which has a 3-4% concentration of U-235 and can be used to produce fuel for nuclear power plants. Weapons-grade uranium is 90% enriched or more.

NYT: Israel Blew up Nuclear Site Delaying Iran Program Months, Official Says

According to the Revolutionary Guards member, the blaze was likely sparked by someone carrying a bomb into the building. “They do not yet know how or when the explosives were sneaked in, but the attack clearly demonstrated a hole in the facility’s security,” the report cited him as saying.

India’s nuclear strategy shifts focus from Pakistan to China, Beijing now in range of New Delhi’s missiles: Report

Although Ministry of Defence officials have recently indicated that India’s strategic missile force will be “capped for the present with the Agni-V, with no successor or next series on the horizon or even on the drawing board”, India apparently has also begun development of a true ICBM, known as Agni-VI. Official data is scarce, but […]

US reveals plan for nuclear power plant on the MOON that could power lunar Space Force base

The Moon is a natural satellite – a space-faring body that orbits a planet It’s Earth’s only natural satellite, and is the fifth biggest in the Solar System The Moon measures 2,158 miles across, roughly 0.27 times the diameter of Earth Temperatures on the Moon range from minus 173 degrees Celcius to 260 degrees Celcius […]

Report: Satellite Images Suggest North Korea Has Been Enriching Uranium All Year

Kim Jong-un signed an agreement with President Donald Trump in Singapore in 2018 where he agreed to a “commitment to complete denuclearization.” North Korea has consistently defined “denuclearization,” however, not as the conclusion of its own nuclear development, but as the removal of all American assets from the Korean peninsula, arguing that America is a […]

Satellite image: Iran blast was near suspected missile site

The gas storage area sits near what analysts describe as Iran’s Khojir missile facility. The explosion appears to have struck a facility for the Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group, which makes solid-propellant rockets, said Fabian Hinz, a researcher at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California.

Iran reports 2nd mysterious “incident” near a nuclear facility

U.S. envoy insists Trump’s Iran policy is “working” Located in Iran’s central Isfahan province, Natanz hosts the country’s main uranium enrichment facility. There, centrifuges rapidly spin uranium hexafluoride gas to enrich uranium. Currently, the IAEA says Iran enriches uranium to about 4.5% purity, above the terms of the nuclear deal, but far below weapons-grade levels […]

‘Incident’ damages construction near Iran nuclear site

Located in Iran’s central Isfahan province, Natanz hosts the country’s main uranium enrichment facility. There, centrifuges rapidly spin uranium hexafluoride gas to enrich uranium. Currently, the IAEA says Iran enriches uranium to about 4.5% purity, above the terms of the nuclear deal, but far below weapons-grade levels of 90%. It also has conducted tests on […]