’10 times larger than Hiroshima’: How North Korea’s huge nuclear blast caused a mountain to collapse Using sophisticated technology, scientists have compiled detailed radar data to show the devastating impact of North Korea’s largest underground nuclear test. The test took place beneath Mt. Mantap in the northern part of the country on Sept. 3, 2017, […]

Experts Say AI Could Raise the Risks of Nuclear War Technology Editor Read bio Technology Editor Read bio A new RAND report says ideas like mutually assured destruction and minimal deterrence strategy offer a lot less assurance in the age of intelligent software. Artificial intelligence could destabilize the delicate balance of nuclear deterrence, inching the […]

Hawaii volcano eruption sends lava into residential area, prompting evacuations Nearly 1,500 residents were ordered to evacuate from their volcano-side homes after Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano erupted Thursday, sending red molten lava to chew its way through forest land and bubble up on paved streets. Volcano officials couldn’t predict how long the eruption could last, prompting […]