The United States and its Arab allies early Tuesday launched bombing raids against Islamic State militants in Syria, opening up a new front in the battle against the jihadist group after more than a month of US air strikes in Iraq.
Nuclear bomb testing from the 50s and 60s had at least one perk: it's enabling scientists now to learn that many sharks are much older. Continue reading →
It’s a classic problem with every new and disruptive technology bring with it the possibility of evil.
Two nuclear bombs that could have exploded in North Carolina miraculously did not.
Construction workers discovered the live WWII bomb, prompting the evacuation of 2,260 people.
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What's the best way to explore Jupiter's icy moon Europa? If tests by British scientists and engineers are anything to go by, bombing its icy crust with a heavy bullet-shaped penetrator should do the trick. Continue reading →
Old conspiracy claims about the crash of TWA Flight 800 have resurfaced; what keeps conspiracies alive? Continue reading →
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