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UN Approves Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons

The steps toward a nuke free world became closer to reality today as the UN approved a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. 

Third Detection of Gravitational Waves by LIGO

Scientists report the third detection of gravitational waves by LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory), their findings being published in the Physical Review Letters.

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Does Not Believe Trident Makes UK Country Safer

In an interview with the BBC’s Andrew Marr, UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn said that he did not believe Trident necessarily made the UK safer.

Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Negotiations at the UN – March 2017

United Nations negotiations will begin in March 2017 to agree on a treaty for a complete nuclear weapons ban.

Doomsday Clock Moved Forward After Trump Becomes President

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists have moved the hands of the Doomsday Clock forward by a half of one minute, only days after Donald Trump became President of the United States of America.

American Scientists Write to Obama: Take Nuclear Missiles off Hair-Trigger Alert

More than 90 US scientists including Noble Laureates have today sent a letter to President Obama urging him to take land based nuclear missiles off hair-trigger alert.

Doomsday Clock Still at 3 Minutes to Midnight: Excerpt from Noam Chomsky Essay

In his new book Who rules the World?  Noam Chomsky talks about The Doomsday Clock, nuclear weapons, climate change and the prospects of survival for the human species.

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