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America's Other Big Plan for Nuclear Weapons (And It Has Nothing to Do with War or Russia)

Washington had all sorts of plans to use nuclear weapons ... Laboratory (later Lawrence Livermore National Lab) pondered the use of nuclear bombs to rapidly excavate a new canal. A year later ... read more

After safety breaches, new Los Alamos director pushes for accountability at nuclear weapons lab

LOS ALAMOS, NEW MEXICO—The new director of Los Alamos National Laboratory here, Terry Wallace, took the helm earlier this month at a particularly challenging time in the U.S. nuclear weapons lab’s sto... read more

New $2.5B contract awarded to manage nuclear weapons lab

(The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File) Overseeing a top nuclear weapons laboratory that has had security and safety problems will be the responsibility of a new management ... this year. The contract— ... read more

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Los Alamos lab director retiring at year’s end

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charles McMillan, who has overseen New Mexico’s largest scientific complex for six years amid a growing budget and expanded nuclear weapons work but ... lab to ... read more


DOE official seeks probe of dissident analyst’s dismissal by nuclear weapons laboratory

A senior Energy Department official has requested a special probe of claims by a U.S. nuclear weapons analyst that one ... “substantial” law-breaking by the lab. Reached by phone while on vacation in ... read more

Author sues over China nuclear weapons book

Until 1993 Stillman was employed by the University of California as a private-contractor at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. In nine trips to China before and after his retirement Sti... read more

Next Exit, Armageddon: Photos of America's Nuclear Weapons Legacy

The ghosts of America's atomic arsenal, from development to deployment, are accessible if you know where to look: in Arizona and South Dakota, decommissioned nuclear missiles still aim skyward; in Nev... read more

What About The Nukes?

A vast and secretive nuclear-weapons complex arose, with the U.S. Department of Defense dictating the military requirements that guided each new warhead design. Designing, building, testing, and stock... read more

First atomic bomb test may mark the beginning of the Anthropocene

A new study suggests that the Trinity test, the first demonstration of a nuclear weapon, should mark the death ... at 5.30 AM in the New Mexico desert. In the wake of the test, J. Robert Oppenheimer – ... read more

America's Other Big Plan for Nuclear Weapons (And It Has Nothing to Do with War or Russia)

Washington had all sorts of plans to use nuclear weapons for lots ... at UC Berkeley’s Radiation Laboratory (later Lawrence Livermore National Lab) pondered the use of nuclear bombs to rapidly excavat... read more

Feds: Los Alamos lab to share plutonium work with South Carolina site

Los Alamos National Laboratory is still on track to ramp up its nuclear weapons work ... concerns in recent years, and it never has produced such a high quantity of pits in a single year as the missio... read more



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