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Jul 10, 2014

US chases supercomputing crown with multipetaflop Trinity system

Stepping up its efforts to regain supercomputing dominance from China, the U.S. within the next two years will activate what could be one of the world’s fastest computers. The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration has p... #China #New Mexico #Los Alamos National Laboratory #National Nuclear Security Administration

Jul 29, 2014

Putin has broken Cold War-era nuclear missile testing ban, says US as tensions between nations rise after MH17 crisis

The Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty... #China #New Mexico #Los Alamos National Laboratory #National Nuclear Security Administration

Jul 29, 2014

US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

WASHINGTON — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach “a very..... #China #New Mexico #Los Alamos National Laboratory #National Nuclear Security Administration

Jul 29, 2014

US says Russia breached nuclear treaty

Obama administration registers objections, accusing Russian military of testing new cruise missile in violation of 1987 pact The Obama administration in Washington has accused Russia of conducting missile tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear treaty, ... #Vladimir Putin #Barack Obama #United States #Russia

Jul 29, 2014

U.S.: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for som... #European Union #Vladimir Putin #Barack Obama #Ronald Reagan #US State Department #Mikhail Gorbachev #New York Times Company #National Security Agency

Jul 25, 2014

Japanese fans speak on the evolution of 'Godzilla'

(AP) -- Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago. No matter its evolution in Hollywood over the decades, the Godzilla creature began as an icon for... #Tokyo #Hollywood #Honda #Hiroshima #Gareth Edwards

Jul 29, 2014

Moscow may walk out of nuclear treaty after US accusations of breach

Russia said to be on point of leaving 1987 treaty, after Obama administration said it violated the accord with tests of R-500 Russia may be on the point of walking out of a major cold war era arms-control treaty, Russian analysts have said, after Pre... #Vladimir Putin #Barack Obama #United States #Russia #Europe

Jul 14, 2014

How nations are tackling nuclear waste storage

(AP) -- For years, Japan has struggled to find a site to safely store highly radioactive waste from nuclear power plants for as long as 100,000 years. Tens of thousands of tons of spent fuel stored at nuclear power plants will remain dangerously radi... #Japan #Nevada #Yucca Mountain

Jul 14, 2014

North Korea testing weapons much more than in past

(AP) -- Another day, another defiant weapons test from North Korea. A day after launching two ballistic missiles from a base near the border with archrival South Korea, Pyongyang on Monday fired a barrage of artillery shells into waters near its east... #South Korea #Seoul #Pyongyang #Kim Jong-un #Kim Jong-il

Jul 13, 2014

North Korea launches missiles in latest test-fire

(AP) -- North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over the North's failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over U.S.-South Kore... #North Korea #Seoul #Pyongyang