Nuclear power
January 10, 2017 by Rachel Bronson, John Mecklin

Can and should nuclear power play a significant role in combating climate change?

Interactive visualization on nuclear power reactor construction. A special issue of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist.
January 10, 2017 / Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists by Rachel Bronson, John Mecklin

Nuclear power advocates claim that nuclear power is essential for a low-carbon future, but critics say otherwise.

The USS Michigan, a Trident class nuclear submarine, in for repairs at the naval yards in Washington. Image by U.S. Navy. USA, 2002.
December 7, 2016 / Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists by Rachel Oswald

For good or ill, the new president's decisions on missile defense will shape the US-Russia relationship and the future of the entire arms control regime.

NATO training
July 27, 2016 / CQ Roll Call by Rachel Oswald

Reorienting the U.S. national security establishment to focusing on Russia after 25 years of focusing on other threats is easier said than done. And that has real implications in the event of a...

June 12, 2016 / Penguin Random House by Dan Zak

Pulitzer Center grantee and Washington Post reporter Dan Zak's "Almighty: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age."

June 5, 2016 / Making Contact by Reese Erlich

In this radio documentary for Making Contact, Reese Erlich delves into the political and economic impact of Iranian youth on the country's government.

May 2, 2016 / Untold Stories by Kit R. Roane

Grantee Kit R. Roane takes a look back at the relationships between U.S. and USSR scientists during the Cold War.

Unemployment remains high in Iran
April 19, 2016 / VICE News by Reese Erlich

Iran has been unable to repatriate most of the sanctions money.

April 14, 2016 / PBS NewsHour by Daniel Sagalyn, Jamie McIntyre

What would happen today if the president ever gave the order to unleash nuclear weapons? Granted rare access to America's nuclear war fighters, Jamie McIntyre profiles the people who would carry out...

April 6, 2016 / Untold Stories by Kit R. Roane

Alan Robock thought his "nuclear winter" research was big news, and in one corner of the the world it was.

April 5, 2016 / WNYC Radio by Kit R. Roane

WNYC's Jack D'Isidoro and T.J. Raphael report on Nuclear Winter after grantee Kit R. Roane releases a Retro Report documentary for The New York Times on the topic.

April 4, 2016 by Kit R. Roane

Cold War scientists once worried that a nuclear war could plunge the world into a deadly ice age. But why, three decades later, does Nuclear Winter still resonate?