Nuclear Threat

November 1, 2017

November: This Month in Nuclear Threat History

November 5, 1951 – Easy, the fourth nuclear test explosion of Operation Buster-Jangle in a series of seven test blasts sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory, […]
October 1, 2017

October: This Month in Nuclear Threat History

October 3, 1942 – At the Peenemunde Army Research Center located on an island in the Baltic Sea, aerospace engineers commanded by the German Wehrmacht for […]
September 1, 2017

Open Letter to Members of the U.S. Congress: Act to Prevent Nuclear Catastrophe

To add your name to this Open Letter, click here. This may be the most dangerous time in human history.  The Roman emperor Nero is remembered […]
August 31, 2017

Nuclear Close Calls

Below are a series of close calls, or “broken arrows,” where nuclear weapons were misplaced, stolen, damaged, or even detonated. Many of these incidents resulted in […]