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The US says Russia has been cheating on an arms control treaty and secretly testing low-yield nukes to strengthen its arsenal

Only a few months after the US accused Russia of violating another treaty, the US is now accusing Russia of conducting secret nuclear tests.
A 37-kiloton blast known as "Priscilla" explodes during an Operation Plumbbob nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site on June 24, 1957. The device was detonated from a balloon.

Hundreds of never-before-seen nuclear blast videos show terrifying explosions in the ocean and Nevada desert

The US government detonated hundreds of above-ground nuclear explosions from 1945 to 1963 — until the first nuclear test-ban treaty was signed. Now a team has rescued thousands of classified films that were kept in high-security storage.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un toasts with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, as he paid an unofficial visit to China, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang March 28,2018.

Trump is winning and heads are spinning as North Korea talks get off to a running start

A top North Korea expert wrote an article called: "Optimism About Korea Will Kill Us All," arguing that expectations had been set too high for the Trump-Kim summit, and could eventually lead to disappointment, and then a war in which we all die.
The mushroom cloud of the Castle Bravo nuclear test of March 1, 1954.

Newly declassified videos of Cold War atomic blasts reveal the terrifying power of nuclear weapons

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has declassified, scanned, and uploaded even more Cold War nuclear explosion films to YouTube.
The mushroom cloud of the Castle Bravo nuclear test of March 1, 1954.

Here’s what could happen if North Korea sets off a huge nuclear explosion in the Pacific Ocean

If North Korean leader Kim Jong Un approves a test blast, history suggests a lot could go wrong.

Why North Korea’s latest nuclear weapons test may have been a game-changing explosion

No one is 100% sure North Korea blew up a thermonuclear bomb, but experts worry it seems inevitable the country will soon unlock that capability.

A physicist says blowing up nuclear weapons in the ocean to trigger tsunamis ‘would be completely stupid’

British tabloids recently suggested nuclear weapons could trigger killer waves, but science is not on the side of this idea.

The US government just declassified 750 nuclear-weapons movies and put a bunch on YouTube

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory worked for five years to digitize thousands of reels of film before they fell apart.