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Jan 12, 2016 11:56 AM ET
North Korea recently bragged that it had built a hydrogen bomb, a claim that was met with the kind of skepticism that greets most claims out of the repressive regime. Still, it would be scary if true. DNews explains how h-bombs do their deadly work.
Jan 6, 2016 06:17 AM ET // AFP
North Korea says it has successfully tested a miniature hydrogen bomb -- if confirmed, the country would be among a small group with such dangerous weapons.
Plasmas, being composed of charged particles, can be manipulated and contained by magnetic fields.
Nov 25, 2015 07:23 AM ET
Lasers have hit the mainstream. They're everywhere! And now ultra-precise weapons are in the works based around these targeted waves of light.
Aug 26, 2015 12:21 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Militarizing the police just went up a notch in North Dakota where drones are permitted to use rubber bullets, pepper spray, tear gas, and Tasers.
Apr 29, 2015 10:11 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
DARPA's Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program was designed to increase snipers' accuracy by improving their range and reducing the time required to hit a target.
Mar 7, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Livescience
The laser system is designed to protect military forces and key infrastructure.
Feb 20, 2015 11:16 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Will the spread of autonomous, death-dealing aircraft lead to peace and stability, or more civilian casualties?
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