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Scientists describe setting off the world’s first nuclear bomb 75 years ago: No one ‘even raised the possibility that what we were doing might be morally wrong’

US scientists tested an atomic bomb in the New Mexico desert exactly 75 years ago. The launch, part of the Manhattan Project, marked the development of the deadliest and most powerful weapon in history. In an excerpt published by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, physicist Robert Wilson suggested that […]
Scientists describe setting off the world’s first nuclear bomb 75 years ago: No one ‘even raised the possibility that what we were doing might be morally wrong’
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What if the most powerful nuclear bomb exploded in space

We all know a nuclear blast on land brings devastating effects to the surrounding region. But what if humans detonated a nuclear bomb in space? Astronauts on board the International Space Station might be at risk of radiation poisoning. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Following is a transcript […]
What if the most powerful nuclear bomb exploded in space
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Your retirement plan probably funds nuclear weapons — here are the top 20 biggest companies and their investors

A new report highlights private investments in companies that work on nuclear weapons systems. The report, called “Don’t Bank on the Bomb,” includes data from major retirement funds, pensions, and other publicly disclosed investments from January 2014 through October 2017. Peace organisations behind the report aim to encourage “divesting from […]
Your retirement plan probably funds nuclear weapons  —  here are the top 20 biggest companies and their investors