Here’s the worst-case scenario: sometime soon, workers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant will realize they can’t pump seawater into the cores of the wrecked reactors fast enough to keep up with the steady heating. The temperature in the core will exceed 5,000°F , causing hundreds of uranium fuel rods to slump to the bottom of the containment vessel like melted wax
Israel and the United States commenced what is believed to be their largest ever joint military exercises in missile defense Wednesday. The long-planned, two-week air defense exercise has been dubbed Juniper Cobra 10 and will involve participation of 1,000 personnel from the U.S.
President Barack Obama has a personal stake in the outcome of Monday’s meeting in Vienna between Western and Iranian nuclear experts on the future of Iran’s stockpile of low-enriched uranium.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stressed Tuesday that Washington and Moscow are working together to ensure Iran’s nuclear program is strictly for peaceful purposes, but Russia has stopped short of committing to Iranian sanctions
Days after Iran revealed the existence of a second uranium enrichment facility, the head of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog agency paid the country a visit.
Iran tested a missile-launching system and two types of missiles Sunday, the state-run Press TV said without offering details.
In a dramatic policy shift, the Obama administration Friday said it is willing to engage directly with North Korea as a way to bring the reclusive regime back to six-nation talks aimed at ending its nuclear ambitions.
Syria’s nuclear chief told members of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog agency Tuesday that his country has built a military missile facility at a site where traces of uranium have been detected in the past, a source who attended the meeting told CNN.