Tag Archives: Los Alamos (LANL)

Safety concerns plague key sites proposed for nuclear bomb production via USA Today

  Patrick Malone, Center for Public Integrity The Department of Energy is scheduled to decide within days where plutonium parts for the next generation of nuclear weapons are to be made, but recent internal government reports indicate serious and persistent … Continue reading

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The Chilling Story of The ‘Demon Core’ And The Scientists Who Became Its Victims via Alert

It was August 13, 1945, and the ‘demon core’ was poised, waiting to be unleashed onto a stunned Japan still reeling in fresh chaos from the deadliest attacks anyone had ever seen. A week earlier, ‘Little Boy’ had detonated over Hiroshima, followed … Continue reading

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Los Alamos lab contractor loses $57 million over nuclear waste accident via The Los Angeles Times

The contractor managing the nuclear weapons laboratory at Los Alamos, N.M., was slapped with a $57-million reduction in its fees for 2014, largely due to a costly nuclear waste accident last year. The contractor, Los Alamos National Security, saw its … Continue reading

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