Smaller Bombs That Could Turn Ukraine into a Nuclear War Zone

A global race for smaller guns concentrating. While such weapons are less destructive by Cold War standards, modern estimates shows that The equivalent of half a Hiroshima bomb, if detonated in Midtown Manhattan, would kill or injure half a million people. The case against these weapons is that they undermine the nuclear taboo and make […]

How Math Solved the Case of Unexploded Volcanic Bombs

It would be logical to hear the term “volcanic bomb” and assume that such an object tends to explode. But a particular type of volcanic bomb rarely lives up to the second half of its name: These objects pop up into the air, fall to the ground, and do not explode disappointingly. These volcanic bombs […]