Managing the Uranium-233 Stockpile of the United States

Managing the Uranium-233 Stockpile of the United States

The United States has created a problem called uranium-233, a material suitable for the core of a nuclear weapon and among the most dangerous materials on the planet. If as little as 19 pounds of uranium-233 fell into the wrong hands, it could make an explosion that...
Chernobyl: The Gift That Never Stops Giving

Chernobyl: The Gift That Never Stops Giving

It’s been 24 years since the catastrophic explosion and fire occurred at Chernobyl in the Ukraine. The accident required nearly a million emergency responders and cleanup workers. According to a recent report published by the New York Academy of Medicine nearly...
A Sign of the Times

A Sign of the Times

The ubiquitous peace symbol turns 50 years old this year. In this excerpt from the new, lavishly illustrated book Peace: 50 Years of Protest, Barry Miles describes the origin of the symbol in the anti-nuclear politics in England in the 1950s. While the Campaign for...