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How Oppenheimer’s bombs compare to today's nukes

Science Friday dives into how nuclear weapons technology has evolved since the Manhattan Project.
How the U.S. betrayed the Marshall Islands, kindling the next nuclear disaster

How the U.S. betrayed the Marshall Islands, kindling the next nuclear disaster

During the Cold War, the United States detonated 67 nuclear bombs on, in and above the Marshall Islands. The U.S. also conducted a dozen biological weapons tests and dumped 130 tons of irradiated soil, now vulnerable to rising seas.

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A grim vision of climate change, ocean oxygen, and geoengineering
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A grim vision of climate change, ocean oxygen, and geoengineering

The worst extinction in Earth’s history offers chilling predictions for the planet’s future—and for humanity’s efforts to keep climate doom at bay.
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