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North Korea tests another rocket engine

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

WASHINGTON: North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that US officials believe could be part of its programme to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, officials told Reuters on Monday (Mar 27). 329 more words

Current Affairs

This is humanity

This is what humanity rather spends money on, than helping people.

Bad Things

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, March 28 edition

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Administration of US President Trump leads boycott of UN talks on nuclear weapons ban

More than 100 countries on Monday launched the first UN talks aimed at achieving a legally binding ban on atomic weapons, as Washington led an international boycott of a process it deems unrealistic. 543 more words

Current Affairs

China's 1966 Nuclear Missile Warhead Test was Launched Over Chinese Territory

In 1966, China conducted a risky nuclear missile warhead test across its own territory. China’s fourth nuclear test was the first test of a nuclear warhead fitted to a ballistic missile, and was launched across approximately 1000 kilometers of Chinese territory.   123 more words

China

Low Background Steel — So Hot Right Now

The nuclear age changed steel, and for decades we had to pay the price for it. The first tests of the atomic bomb were a milestone in many ways, and have left a mark in history and in the surface of the Earth. 560 more words

Hackaday Columns

Cutting Funding to the IAEA Is a Horrible Idea

It’s not hard to start an argument these days in Washington. President Donald Trump’s newly released budget will surely spark thousands of them, as analysts, partisans, Big Bird, and eventually members of Congress debate both sides of every issue. 1,302 more words

Terrorism

The wrong red line: why Unite needs a change on Trident

Ray M argues that Unite members should support Ian Allinson’s anti-Trident, pro-diversification candidacy for the post of General Secretary.

On Monday (27 March) Unite members start to vote on who will be their next General Secretary – the centrist incumbent, Len McCluskey; the right-winger, Gerard Coyne; or the socialist, rank-and-file candidate, Ian Allinson. 797 more words

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