5 Declassified Nuclear Explosions Caught on Film
New and real footage from 5 classified top secret US nuclear test videos that were never released until now...
Unique engineering feat concluded as Chernobyl arch has reached resting place
Thirty years after the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, the radioactive remains of the power plant’s destroyed reactor 4 have been safely enclosed following on...
Nuclear Accident At Three Mile Island-March 28, 1979
At 4 a.m. on March 28, 1979, the worst accident in the history of the U.S. nuclear power industry begins when a pressure valve in the Unit-2 reactor at Three Mile Island fails to close. Cooling water,...
Norway's Radioactive Reindeer
Thirty years ago, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster took place, releasing massive amounts of radioactive material into the atmosphere. Today, Sami reindeer herders in central Norway are still...
Woman Born With Only Four Fingers And No Legs After Exposure To Chernobyl Radiation While In The Womb Defies The Odds To Become A Bodybuilder
Tatsiana Khvitsko was born with no legs and only four fingers after being exposed to radiation from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster as an unborn baby. Like many children born with deformities in the wa...
Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize In Literature
Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for literature for her work, which the Swedish Academy described as “a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” The Nobel ...
In The Eerie Emptiness Of Chernobyl’s Abandoned Towns, Wildlife Is Flourishing
Whatever fallout may have come from the initial explosion was completely offset by the benefits of life without humans. e sound was like nothing Tom Hinton had ever heard before: a chorus of baleful w...
We got married in Chernobyl exclusion zone: radioactive romance
Today Chernobyl is an extreme tourism destination, but perhaps not the most romantic. One American photographer and film maker, however, doesn't see it like that. Philip Grossman has spent the last fi...
The Woman Who Ate Chernobyl's Apples
For the past couple of years, a young woman known only as “Bionerd23” has been making strange, dangerous videos in and around one of the most infamous nuclear zones on Earth—the Chernobyl Exclusion Zo...
The Last Farmer in Fukushima's Post-Nuclear Wasteland
Published on Feb 12, 2015Two years since the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant went into full meltdown, and the resulting 20km evacuation zone was enforced, one farmer still remains behind braving...
Soviet submarine K-219
K-219 was a Project 667A. Navaga-class ballistic missile submarine (NATO reporting name "Yankee I") of the Soviet Navy. She carried 16 (later 15) SS-N-6 liquid-fuel missiles powered by UDMH with IRFNA...
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Soviet submarine K-278 Komsomolets
K-278 Komsomolets was the only Project 685 Plavnik (Плавник, meaning "fin", also known by its NATO reporting name of "Mike"-class) nuclear-powered attack submarine of the Soviet Navy. On 4 August 1984...
Nuclear safety in the United States
Nuclear safety in the U.S. is governed by federal regulations issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The NRC regulates all nuclear plants and materials in the U.S. except for of nuclear pl...
Nuclear safety in the United States - Wikipedia
Nuclear Accident At Three Mile Island-March 28, 1979
At 4 a.m. on March 28, 1979, the worst accident in the history of the U.S. nuclear power industry begins when a pressure valve in the Unit-2 reactor at Three Mile Island fails to close. Cooling water,...
Soviet submarine K-27
The K-27 was the only submarine of Project 645 in the Soviet Navy. Project 645 was not assigned a NATO reporting name. That project produced one test model nuclear submarine, which incorporated a pair...
Soviet submarine K-27 - Wikipedia
Nuclear weapon
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission or a combination of fission and fusion. Both reactions release vast quantities of ener...
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SL-1
112°49′25″W / 43.518233°N 112.823727°W / 43.518233; -112.823727Location in the United StatesLocation in Idaho, west of Idaho FallsThe SL-1, or Stationary Low-Power Reactor Num...
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Three Mile Island: Thirty Minutes to Meltdown
Three Mile Island: Thirty Minutes to Meltdown is a 1982 book by Daniel Ford. Ford presents a "meticulous post-mortem of the events that nearly led to a meltdown" at the Metropolitan Edison station ne...
Nuclear Explosions for the National Economy
Nuclear Explosions for the National Economy (sometimes referred to as Program #7), was a Soviet program to investigate peaceful nuclear explosions (PNEs). It was analogous to the US program Operation...
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is a 2007 first-person shooter video game, developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii. A han...
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - Wikipedia
Safety code (nuclear reactor)
In the context of nuclear reactors, a safety code is a computer program used to analyze the safety of a reactor, or to simulate possible accident conditions.
Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective
Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective is a scholarly history of the Three Mile Island accident, written by J. Samuel Walker and published in 2004. Walker is the Nuclear Regulat...
Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective - Wikipedia
Windscale fire
The Windscale fire of 10 October 1957 was the worst nuclear accident in Great Britain's history, ranked in severity at level 5 on the 7-point International Nuclear Event Scale. The fire took place in ...
Windscale fire - Wikipedia