By figuring out fission, physicists were able to split uranium atoms and release massive amounts of energy. This Manhattan Project work paved the way both for atomic bombs and nuclear power reactors.
An insight into Iranian media and public opinion in the aftermath of Donald Trump's speech decertifying the 2015 Iran Nuclear deal.
Aside from vague threats of violence and suggestions he could 'renegotiate' the Iran nuclear agreement, Donald Trump has provided little in the way of coherent or viable policy options.
A grassroots movement with its genesis in Melbourne has won the Nobel Peace Prize.
A scholar analyzes the history of the Nobel Peace Prize to ask: What difference has it made?
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons recently opened to signatures at the United Nations. Canada broke with history and did not join negotiations, nor has it signed. Here's why it must.
Imagine a world ravaged by the fallout from nuclear weapons and the runaway effects of climate change. Congratulations, you've just imagined the Plutocene, but let's hope it doesn't become a reality.
Trump seems to think all potential nuclear agitators are alike. He's wrong, and perhaps disastrously so.
Kim Jong Un's regime has already earned millions from the export of arms, missiles, drugs and endangered wildlife products.
At a time of increasing threat of nuclear war, a historic treaty to ban nuclear weapons might provide a much-needed panacea.
A policy tug-of-war is taking place in the Trump White House over what to do about Iran.
Want to know if a rogue state has performed a nuclear test? Sniffer planes can help.
North Korea wants the security and prestige of nuclear weapons. It won't give them up.
Pyongyang's latest test isn't the great leap forward it purports to be.
Within hours of North Korea's latest underground nuclear test, Japan and South Korea were both able to independently confirm it had happened. How?
A nuclear physicist and disarmament expert recommends reading on nuclear disasters, weapons, authoritarianism and climate change.
A former Department of Defense and State Department official explains why a hardline approach on North Korea will likely fail, as it did with Iran.
There is much debate over how to react to North Korean missile threats. What can we learn from Israel’s responses to actual rocket attacks?
The international community has been trying to stop North Korea from developing long-range missiles for decades. So how did North Korea get them?
Soot thrown into the atmosphere would block out the sun, causing crops to fail and people to go hungry.