Within three months, the United States will likely withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, finishing off the moribund pact.
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Lawrence Mower of the Palm Beach Post in 2014 filed a public records request for 20 years of data on Florida Lottery winners. After analyzing the data, he found something unusual: A small number of lottery players were winning hundreds of times at almost inconceivably long odds.
In short, a full salvo from an Ohio-class submarine—which can be launched in less than one minute—could unleash up to 192 nuclear warheads to wipe twenty-four cities off the map. This is a nightmarish weapon of the apocalypse.
Nuclear power plant in Dukovany, Czech Republic. Image credit: Petr Adamek. (PhysOrg.
How long will global uranium deposits fuel the world’s nuclear reactors at present consumption rates?