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Next Time, Those Fertilizer Bombs Will Fizzle (Not Explode)

An engineer who trained US soldiers to avoid improvised explosive devices (IEDs) has developed a fertilizer that helps plants grow but can't detonate the type of bomb that was...
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How We Know Who's Testing Nukes

In the search for rogue nukes, researchers have discovered an unlikely tool: radio telescopes used by astronomers.

Working with astronomers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), researcher have analyzed historical data from the Very Large Array (VLA), a constellation of 27 radio telescopes near Socorro, New Mexico--and...
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Use a Crystal Ball to Detect Terrorism

If we could see the future, we would be able to head off potential nuclear strikes. Now researchers have discovered how to use a crystal ball to protect homeland security: They've developed crystals that can be used to detect nuclear threats,...
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Lost Nuke Finally Found

We recently wrote about bombs on a sunken ship near Londonthat could blowany time. Now an officer whose plane crashed in 1958 haslocated the lost hydrogen bomb that was aboard?it's off thecoast of Savannah, Georgia.

Good Morning American reports that when Air Force lieutenantcolonel Derek Duke had to crash land his B-47 at Hunter...

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Boat Could Blow Any Time

A battleship that sank into the Thames river near Londonduring World War II contains unexploded bombs that couldblow up at any time.

Mick Hamer writes in New Scientist that the RichardMontgomery, a U.S. cargo ship, has been underwater in thequiet, suburban neighborhood of Kent for 60 years, but it'sonly recently been discovered that the...

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