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Sean Hannity loves Jon Stewart

4 hours ago
Sean Hannity dismissed the notion the he and Jon Stewart are in a feud, saying Thursday that he thinks "The Daily Show" host is extremely talented and funny. "I love, I think Jon Stewart is extremely talented and funny. I must be missing the chip because some said 'Hannity he took you down last night.' Yeah, it's pretty funny, I laughed," Hannity said on his radio show...
ElPais

Cualquier titulado no vale para ser maestro

3 hours ago
Madrid se queda sola en su propuesta de abrir las aulas de Primaria a graduados de otras carreras. Aprender a enseñar requiere, además de conocimientos, una capacidad pedagógica
Al Jazhera

Marshall Islands sues nuclear powers

8 hours ago
The Marshall Islands has accused the US and eight other nations of "flagrant violations" of international nuclear law.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
The Jerusalem Post

Israel can’t accept the emerging US-Iran accord

6 hours ago
With such a flimsy agreement, I wonder what will be left of Western commitment to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. And Israel will have to draw its own conclusions.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
The Nation

Obama arrives in Japan for tension-filled Asia trip

1 day ago
TOKYO - US President Barack Obama arrived in Tokyo Wednesday to launch an Asian tour dedicated to reinvigorating his policy of “rebalancing” US foreign policy towards a dynamic Asia. Obama landed aboard Air Force One to begin a state visit to Japan, which comes as regional tensions boil over maritime territorial disputes and fears that North Korea could soon carry...
Daily Mail

North Korea warned by U.S. amid fears Kim Jong-un is planning new nuclear test

11 hours ago
With President Barack Obama set to visit South Korea on Friday, the U.S. has warned Kim Jong-Un not to threaten regional peace amid reports Pyongyang could be preparing for another atomic test.
Times of India

Ex-US test site sues nuclear powers including India

14 hours ago
The tiny Pacific republic of the Marshall Islands, scene of massive US nuclear tests in the 1950s, sued the United States and eight other nuclear-armed countries on Thursday, accusing them of failing in their obligation to negotiate nuclear disarmament.
White House

Joint Press Conference with President Obama and Prime Minister Abe of Japan

17 hours ago
Akasaka Palace Tokyo, Japan 12:40 P.M. JST PRIME MINISTER ABE:  (As interpreted.)  On behalf of the Japanese people, I would like to express my heartfelt welcome to President Barack Obama, who is in Japan as our state guest.  Barack and I met at the White House for the first time last year in February.  We talked about all the different themes that one could think...
physorg

Using antineutrinos to monitor nuclear reactors

10 hours ago
When monitoring nuclear reactors, the International Atomic Energy Agency has to rely on input given by the operators. In the future, antineutrino detectors may provide an additional option for monitoring. However, heretofore the cumulative antineutrino spectrum of uranium 238 fission products was missing. Physicists at Technische Universität München have now closed this...
AP

Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers

9 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of "flagrant violations" of international law....
Daily Mail

North Korea warned by U.S. amid fears Kim Jong-un is planning new nuclear test

17 hours ago
With President Barack Obama set to visit South Korea on Friday, the U.S. has warned Kim Jong-Un not to threaten regional peace amid reports Pyongyang could be preparing for another atomic test.
Reuters

Managers mishandled radiation leak at New Mexico nuclear site -official

18 hours ago
(Reuters) - Managers mishandled a radiation leak at a New Mexico nuclear waste dump in which 21 workers were exposed to airborne radioactive particles due in part to substandard equipment and safety systems, a U.S. investigator said on Wednesday.
The Guardian

Marshall Islands sues nine nuclear powers over failure to disarm

15 hours ago
Pacific nation that was site of 67 nuclear tests between 1946 and 1958 accuses states of 'flagrant denial of human justice'The Marshall Islands is suing the nine countries with nuclear weapons at the international court of justice at The Hague in an unprecedented legal action arguing the states have violated their legal obligation to disarm.In nine separate cases brought...
Reuters

Former U.S. test site sues nuclear nations for disarmament failure

15 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The tiny Pacific republic of the Marshall Islands, scene of massive U.S. nuclear tests in the 1950s, sued the United States and eight other nuclear-armed countries on Thursday, accusing them of failing in their obligation to negotiate nuclear disarmament.
Daily Mail

North Korea warned by U.S. amid fears Kim Jong-un is planning new nuclear test

1 day ago
With President Barack Obama set to visit South Korea on Friday, the U.S. has warned Kim Jong-Un not to threaten regional peace amid reports Pyongyang could be preparing for another atomic test.
Daily Mail

North Korea warned by U.S. amid fears Kim Jong-un is planning new nuclear test

1 day ago
With President Barack Obama set to visit South Korea on Friday, the U.S. has warned Kim Jong-Un not to threaten regional peace amid reports Pyongyang could be preparing for another atomic test.
ElPais

Urgente: afrontar el reto energético

1 day ago
Europa debe transitar hacia un sistema seguro, competitivo y muy bajo en carbono con sistemas armonizados de incentivos a las renovables y una orientación inversora que busque el ahorro y la eficiencia
ElPais

Familias o unidades de convivencia

1 day ago
Vamos acumulando retrasos para conseguir la necesaria sintonía entre los nuevos modos de vida de la sociedad
New York Times

World Briefing: Contradictory Reports on North Korea’s Nuclear Preparations

23 hours ago
Though a South Korean official said North Korea had nearly completed all preparations it would need to conduct a nuclear test, a website run by the U.S.-Korea Institute said a test was unlikely this weekend.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
Daily Mail

North Korea warned by U.S. amid fears Kim Jong-un is planning new nuclear test

1 day ago
With President Barack Obama set to visit South Korea on Friday, the U.S. has warned Kim Jong-Un not to threaten regional peace amid reports Pyongyang could be preparing for another atomic test.
Daily Mail

North Korea warned by U.S. amid fears Kim Jong-un is planning new nuclear test

1 day ago
With President Barack Obama set to visit South Korea on Friday, the U.S. has warned Kim Jong-Un not to threaten regional peace amid reports Pyongyang could be preparing for another atomic test.
BoingBoing

How science fiction influences thinking about the future

1 day ago
Eileen Gunn writes, "What's science fiction good for? The May issue of Smithsonian magazine has an essay on the relationship between science, science fiction, and the future by Boing Boing buddy Eileen Gunn.
Times of India

Rajnath appeals to Lucknow's elite

1 day ago
Singh said "Atal ji is not a world renowned economist but under his leadership our country economy was far better and strong even after several sanctions imposed on us by western countries pertaining to nuclear tests.".
AP

Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

1 day ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers were on the brink of nuclear war....
Daily Mail

North Korea warned by U.S. to 'refrain from actions that threaten regional peace' amid fears Kim Jong-un is planning new nuclear test coinciding with Obama Asia visit

1 day ago
With President Barack Obama set to visit South Korea on Friday, the U.S. has warned Kim Jong-Un not to threaten regional peace amid reports Pyongyang could be preparing for another atomic test.
Slashdot

Asteroid Impacts Bigger Risk Than Thought

1 day ago
Rambo Tribble (1273454) writes "The B612 Foundation, a U.S.-based nuclear test monitoring group, has disclosed that their acoustic sensors show asteroid impacts to be much more common than previously thought. Between 2000 and 2013 their infrasound system detected 26 major explosions due to asteroid strikes. The impacts were gauged at energies of 1 to 600 kilotons, compared...
physorg

Is nuclear power the only way to avoid geoengineering?

1 day ago
"I think one can argue that if we were to follow a strong nuclear energy pathway—as well as doing everything else that we can—then we can solve the climate problem without doing geoengineering." So says Tom Wigley, one of the world's foremost climate researchers, in the current issue of Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Refusing to take significant action on climate...
Reuters

Saudi prince says Gulf states must balance threat from Iran

1 day ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - A senior member of Saudi Arabia's royal family said on Wednesday that Gulf states should work on acquiring nuclear know-how to balance any threat from Iran.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
Technology Review

Irrational Fears

1 day ago
We should think sensibly about nuclear energy’s risks.climate scientists have consistently demonstrated how important it will be to drastically reduce human-­generated carbon emissions. Yet almost no progress has been made. Hydroelectric power is reliable and cheap, but there aren’t enough suitable sites to satisfy our energy demands. Wind and solar energy don’t...
Gizmodo

Watch Where 26 Asteroids Recently Slammed Into Earth

1 day ago
The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Detection Network, that's usually used to monitor for covert nuclear weapons testing, serves and alternative use in its spare time: it detects asteroid impacts. This video visualizes the data it's managed to collect since 2000.Read more...
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
Irish Times

North Korea said to be preparing nuclear test

2 days ago
‘Various types of activities’ detected at location of previous underground tests
The Nation

Nuclear-capable Hatf-III test-launched

2 days ago
Rawalpindi - Pakistan conducted a successful training launch of short range surface to surface ballistic missile Hatf III (Ghaznavi) here on Tuesday. The missile can carry nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 290 kilometres.  The successful launch concluded the field training exercise of strategic missile group of Army Strategic Forces Command. As per the...
The Nation

S Korea says North may be close to nuclear test

2 days ago
SEOUL : North Korea could well be preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test, South Korea said Tuesday, citing increased activity at its main test site just days ahead of a visit to Seoul by US President Barack Obama. “Our military is currently detecting a lot of activity in and around the Punggye-ri nuclear test site,” defence ministry spokesman Kim Min-Seok told...
The Nation

Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?

2 days ago
Even though it was a major exporter of crude oil and held some of the world's largest natural gas reserves, Iran made a compelling case over half-a-century ago that it needed, almost immediately, to produce an additional 20,000 megawatts of electricity by constructing 23 nuclear power plants. At the same time, Iran's government made the case that the country needed to...
The Jerusalem Post

Tehran concedes that it reshuffled nuclear officials opposed to P5+1 talks

2 days ago
Rouhani and his nuclear negotiators are under intense pressure from Islamic hardliners opposed to talks with the United States and five other powers.
Al Jazhera

N Korea urged to stop new nuclear tests

2 days ago
US urges Pyongyang to comply with international obligations and commitments, as Obama visits Asia on four-nation tour.
AP

Activity at NKorea site hints at nuke test preps

2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Commercial satellite imagery shows increased activity at North Korea's nuclear test site but not enough to indicate an underground atomic explosion is imminent, a U.S. research institute said Tuesday....
Reuters

Satellites show North Korea nuclear test unlikely: think tank

1 day ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea is unlikely to be ready to stage a nuclear test timed to coincide with U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Asia, a respected think tank said on Wednesday based on its assessment of satellite imagery.
Telegraph

Europe braces for gas showdown with Russia, helped by Japan's nuclear restart

2 days ago
European regulators and power companies are battening down the hatches in case the crisis escalates
politico

The state of big K Street firms — Sullivan seeking to adopt three — NRF hosts policy council meeting — Browner joins nuclear matters

2 days ago
White House

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jay Carney Aboard Air Force One En Route Oso, Washington, 4/22/2014

2 days ago
Aboard Air Force One En Route Oso, Washington 11:21 A.M. EDT MR. CARNEY:  Good morning.  Welcome aboard Air Force One.  As you know, we’re headed to the great state of Washington, where the President will be viewing the devastation from the recent mudslide and meeting with the families affected by the disaster there, as well as with first responders and recovery...
Wired

A Map of Every Nuke-Scale Asteroid Strike From the Last Decade

2 days ago
Though dinosaur-killing impacts are rare, large asteroids routinely hit the Earth. In the visualization above, you can see the location of 26 space rocks that slammed into our planet between 2000 and 2013, each releasing the energy of our most powerful nuclear weapons.
Mashable

Energy Secretary Is So Ready to Throw First Pitch at Fenway

2 days ago
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy face plenty of challenges in carrying out their typical duties. Moniz, who has the most unusual hairstyle of any sitting cabinet member, is in charge of revamping the country's sprawling system of national laboratories, safeguarding America's nuclear weapons stockpile and overseeing an expansion in next...
Reuters

U.S. urges North Korea to refrain from new nuclear test

2 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it was watching the Korean peninsula closely after reports that North Korea may be planning another nuclear test and it urged Pyongyang not to take any step that would threaten regional peace.
USA Today

Korea: South to host Obama, North a nuclear test?

2 days ago
Obama is to arrive in Seoul on Friday. South Korea says Pyongyang is poised for nuclear test.
Daily Mail

Floating nuclear reactor in middle of ocean would be tsunami-proof, claim scientists

1 week ago
A team of engineers has revealed their plans for ocean-based reactors. The plants would be several miles offshore and would use water as coolant.
Telegraph

See where asteroids have hit Earth since 2001

2 days ago
Sensors monitoring Earth for nuclear explosions have detected 26 asteroid strikes since 2001
New York Times

North Korea Shows Signs of Planning Nuclear Test

2 days ago
The South Korean Defense Ministry said it had “detected various types of activities” at the North Korean site used for previous underground nuclear tests.
politico

Outlook cloudy for Apostolakis — Proceed with caution in Arctic, experts say — Browner joins nuclear campaign — Biofuels group launches new campaign

2 days ago
Times of India

Pak successfully test-fires short-range missile 'Hatf III'

2 days ago
Pakistan on Tuesday successfully test-fired a short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile Hatf III (Ghaznavi), capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 290 kilometres, that could cover parts of India.
Times of India

South Korea says North close to nuclear test

2 days ago
North Korea could well be preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test, South Korea said on Tuesday.
The Guardian

North Korea experts on Twitter

2 days ago
It is one of the hardest places in the world to tweet from but there is a network of experts covering everything from culture to politics. Heres our pick to get you startedNorth Korea is probably one of the hardest places on the planet to tweet from. The web is severely restricted, with access to computers and mobiles phone available to an elite few. Most North Koreans...
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
White House

Press Briefing by the Press Secretary Jay Carney, 4/21/14

3 days ago
James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:15 P.M. EDT MR. CARNEY:  Before I take your questions I just wanted to congratulate on behalf of the President and everyone here at the White House Meb Keflezighi, who just won the Boston Marathon -- first American to do so in 31 years, which is quite an accomplishment and a great year to do it.  (Applause.) Q    Pretty cool.  Q   ...
CNN

South Korea reports activity at North's nuclear site

2 days ago
Reuters

Iran admits nuclear agency reshuffle to pave way for 5+1 talks

3 days ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - President Hassan Rouhani's government confirmed rumors on Monday it had reshuffled the leadership of Iran's atomic agency to sideline nuclear experts opposed to talks on its atomic program with the West.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
The Jerusalem Post

Iran says drafting complete account of past nuclear activities

3 days ago
Iran's atomic energy agency says document could meet Western demands for transparency to address fears that Tehran is seeking to develop atom bomb.
Telegraph

Workers at France's former nuclear base fight for mystery illness compensation

3 days ago
Ex-workers of Albion plateau, France's Soviet-era nuclear land missile base, have launched legal proceedings to receive compensation for diseases they say are linked to radiation exposure
Slashdot

Expert Warns: Civilian World Not Ready For Massive EMP-Caused Blackout

3 days ago
schwit1 (797399) writes "An electromagnetic pulse is a burst of electromagnetic energy strong enough to disable, and even destroy, nearby electronic devices. In the first few minutes of an EMP, nearly half a million people would die. That's the worst-case scenario that author William R. Forstchen estimated would be the result of an EMP on the electric grid. 'If you do...
CNN

What happens if broadcasters lose the Aereo case?

3 days ago
Ahead of Tuesday's Supreme Court hearing on the legality of Aereo, experts weigh in on the so-called nuclear option.
Gizmodo

This Huge Nuclear Waste Dump Will Be Washed Away By Rising Sea Levels

3 days ago
A dumping ground for nuclear waste located near the British coast is "virtually certain" to be washed away by rising sea levels, a new report warns. The UK Environment Agency has admitted that constructing the Drigg Low-Level Waste Repository so near the coast was a mistake, and that one million cubic meters of nuclear waste will begin leaking into the ocean "a few hundred...
Mashable

NASA Budget Cuts Hinder Study of Asteroid Impacts

3 days ago
Red tape is making it tougher for researchers to study and characterize asteroid strikes on Earth, which are apparently more common than previously thought, experts say. The bureaucratic snafu affects the use of U.S. government space assets that help scientists study "airbursts" like the meteor that exploded without warning over Russia last year. At issue is the ability...
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
ElPais

Japón registró un déficit comercial de 14.100 millones de dólares en marzo

4 days ago
Japón registró un déficit comercial récord de 1,44 billones de yenes (10.208 millones de euros/14.100 millones de dólares), lo que supone el vigésimo primer mes consecutivo de saldo negativo para este indicador, informó hoy el Gobierno. Las exportaciones se incrementaron un 1,8 por ciento con respecto al mismo mes del año anterior hasta los 6,38 billones de yenes...
Reuters

Niger could sign new deal with Areva within days: mines minister

4 days ago
NIAMEY (Reuters) - The government of Niger, the world's fourth largest uranium producer, is on the verge of renewing an agreement with French state-controlled nuclear group Areva, the West African nation's mines minister said on Sunday.
The Guardian

Labour prepared to introduce judge quotas to achieve balanced judiciary

4 days ago
Shadow justice secretary calls for radical thinking to ensure selection goes beyond 'male, white and Oxbridge' worldA Labour government would be prepared to introduce the "nuclear option" of quotas for female and black and minority ethnic judges to avoid a 100-year wait to achieve a balanced judiciary reflecting the composition of the population.The shadow justice secretary,...
Reuters

Iran, world powers to start work on nuclear drafts next month

4 days ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran and world powers will begin work drafting a long-term settlement of Iran's disputed nuclear program at expert-level talks in New York next month, the official state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
The Jerusalem Post

Iran: Next expert-level nuclear talks to be held in New York

4 days ago
Iranian Deputy FM says negotiations with P5+1 slated for May 5-9 ahead of high-level talks in Vienna.
The Guardian

Iran nuclear talks to be held in New York, reports say

4 days ago
Iran's state news agency says Iran's heavy water reactor at Arak, one of the key issues in the talks, has been 'virtually resolved'The next round of expert-level talks over Iran's contested nuclear programme will be held in New York, the country's state news agency reported on Sunday.The report, by the ISNA agency, came a day after Iran's vice-president, Ali Akbar Salehi,...
The Guardian

Cumbrian nuclear dump 'virtually certain' to be eroded by rising sea levels

4 days ago
One million cubic metres of waste near Sellafield are housed at a site that was a mistake, admits Environment AgencyBritain's nuclear dump is virtually certain to be eroded by rising sea levels and to contaminate the Cumbrian coast with large amounts of radioactive waste, according to an internal document released by the Environment Agency (EA). Continue reading...
ElPais

Irán está dispuesto a rediseñar la planta de plutonio de Arak, según la OEAI

4 days ago
Las autoridades de Irán están dispuestas a "rediseñar" la planta de agua pesada nuclear que construye en Arak, en el este del país, uno de los puntos controvertidos de su programa nuclear, aseguró hoy un alto cargo de la Organización de Energía Atómica de Irán (OEAI). Las negociaciones nucleares entre Teherán y el Grupo 5+1 (cinco miembros permanentes del Consejo...
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
The Jerusalem Post

Iran: Row with world powers over Arak reactor 'virtually solved'

5 days ago
Islamic Republic's nuclear chief says P5+1 has accepted Iranian proposal to "make certain changes" at unfinished heavy-water reactor.
Los Angeles Times

Iran says nuclear dispute with the West 'virtually resolved'

4 days ago
Times of India

Going nuclear the only way for a country to make US & Russia respect it

4 days ago
The US invaded Iraq and Afghanistan, and bombed Libya. Would it have done so if those countries had nuclear bombs? For an answer, look at North Korea.
Times of India

Disarmament is for wimps. Go get your nukes if you can

5 days ago
All my life I have opposed nuclear bombs. I have argued that such bombs are basically unusable; that, instead of ensuring security, they risk escalation of small conflicts into disasters; and that they lead to undesirable macho foreign policies. Most Indians exulted after India’s nuclear tests of 1998, claiming India was now a great power on par with the US. I cautioned...
Reuters

Iran says it watered down, converted over 200 kg of enriched uranium

5 days ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it had completed watering down and converting more than 200 kilograms (440 lb) of enriched uranium under a deal reached in Geneva last November with world powers over its disputed nuclear program.
AP

Iran vice president says row over reactor resolved

5 days ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran will redesign its Arak heavy water reactor to greatly limit the amount of plutonium it can make, the country's vice president said Saturday, marking a major concession from the Islamic Republic in negotiations with world powers over its contested nuclear program....
Reuters

France's oldest nuclear plant shut down after incident but no danger posed - EDF

5 days ago
PARIS (Reuters) - France's oldest nuclear power plant, Fessenheim, was shut down on Saturday following an incident at the facility away from the reactor which did not pose any danger, operator EDF said.
Slashdot

Declassified Papers Hint US Uranium May Have Ended Up In Israeli Arms

5 days ago
Lasrick (2629253) writes "Victor Gilinsky and Roger J. Mattson update their story on the NUMEC affair to take into account the recent release of hundreds of classified documents that shed additional light on the story. In the 1960s, the Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corporation (NUMEC) was found to be missing about a 100 pounds of bomb-grade uranium. Based on available...
Scientific American

X-ray Method Could Improve Nuclear Screening

5 days ago
A rapid imaging technique adapted from medical applications shows promise in the detection of nuclear materials -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
Los Angeles Times

WonderCon 2014: ‘X-Men,’ ‘Batman’ and beyond — 11 can’t-miss events

6 days ago
WonderCon 2014 opens its doors Friday at the Anaheim Convention Center. The little sister event to San Diego’s Comic-Con International is expected to draw crowds that include cosplayers, comic book enthusiasts and all manner of genre fans to check out a range of booths, panel presentations and special programming. For those headed to the weekend-long affair, here’s...
Foreign Policy

Bouteflika Likely to Win Re-Election in Algerian Presidential Poll

1 week ago
Algerians headed to the polls Thursday to vote in an election in which President Abdeaziz Bouteflika is expected to win a fourth term. Bouteflika, 77, has been in power for 15 years, but has rarely been seen in public since he suffered a stroke in 2013. In 2008, Bouteflika amended the constitution, which had set a two-term limit on the presidency, so that he could run...
Foreign Policy

Europe's Nuclear Option - Keith Johnson

1 week ago
For all the worries about Russia's energy stranglehold over Europe, the continent is still looking to Moscow for nuclear reactors.
Times LIVE

Nuclear energy programme would be economic suicide

1 month ago
President Jacob Zuma's remark that the government expected to ''conclude the procurement of 9600MW of nuclear energy'' seemed to be tossed into his recent State of the Nation address as an afterthought. And it nearly went unnoticed.
The Jerusalem Post

US releases $450 million of frozen Iranian funds, citing compliance to nuclear deal

1 week ago
IAEA report: Iran diluted 75 percent of its stockpile of 20 percent enriched uranium; State Department says Tehran meeting commitments.

Countries where nuclear is popular

# Countries MIX
1 United States 73.265
2 India 18.435
3 United Kingdom 7.022
4 Singapore 4.160
5 Philippines 4.060
6 Australia 3.974
7 Spain 3.520
8 Brazil 3.165
9 Canada 2.575
10 China 2.470
11 Argentina 2.282
12 Taiwan 1.740
13 Pakistan 1.470
14 Japan 1.360
15 Romania 1.200
16 Mexico 1.140
17 Korea South 1.110
18 Germany 0.870
19 Turkey 0.700
20 Kenya 0.540
More Countries >>
# Media MIX
1 CNN Editions (International) 16.000
2 CNN 14.000
3 Times of India 3.900
4 channelnews asia 3.500
5 foxnews 3.000
6 NDTV 3.000
7 abc live 2.200
8 New York Times 2.200
9 USA Today 2.000
10 WALL STREET JOURNAL USA 2.000
11 Australia Network News 1.700
12 Reuters 1.600
13 ABS-CBN News Channel 1.500
14 Globo 1.500
15 newsweek 1.400
16 India Today 1.320
17 El Pais 1.300
18 GMA TV 1.300
19 IBN live 1.250
20 San Francisco Chronicle 1.200
More Media >>
# Languages MIX
1 English 117.957
2 Spanish 7.967
3 Portuguese 3.365
4 Chinese 2.100
5 Romanian 1.200
6 Tamil 1.120
7 German 0.907
8 Japanese 0.800
9 Malayalam 0.800
10 Korean 0.720
11 Turkish 0.700
12 Finnish 0.360
13 Dutch 0.320
14 Italian 0.300
15 Indonesian 0.280
16 French 0.140
17 Persian 0.120
18 Russian 0.040
19 Arabic 0.000
20 Swedish 0.000
More Languages >>