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A terrifying new animation shows how 1 ‘tactical’ nuclear weapon could trigger a US-Russia war that kills 34 million people in 5 hours
"Plan A" is a hypothetical yet eerily plausible scenario imagined by nuclear weapons experts. It shows 91 million deaths and injuries in hours.
The first ‘groundbreaking’ pictures of a black hole may be unveiled on Wednesday. Here’s what scientists think those images will loo...
Scientists are expected to unveil the first-ever pictures of a black hole's "shadow" caused by its event horizon.
India’s anti-satellite missile test may have created 6,500 pieces of space junk larger than a pencil eraser, according to a new simulation
A new video by Analytical Graphics shows a simulation of India's anti-satellite missile creating clouds of high-speed space junk around Earth.
A leading medical institution created a simulation that shows how a new disease could kill 900 million people — and it reveals how unprepar...
The Clade X simulation, created by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, shows how vulnerable the world is to the spread of a pandemic virus. According to the scenario's creator, if efforts to create a vaccine continued to fail, a disease like that could kill 900 million people.
How big of an asteroid does it take to damage cities, states, countries, and the planet? On the fourth-annual World Asteroid Day (Saturday, June 30), we take a look at estimates from NASA, Purdue University's "Impact Earth" simulator, and other sources.
A plume of hot mantle rock may be heating West Antarctica, creating lakes and rivers below massive ice sheets and contributing to sea-level rise.
These maps show how much damage a North Korean thermonuclear weapon could do to major American cities
If North Korea's new nuclear test device is small enough to launch on a ballistic missile, here's how much damage such a warhead might do to the US.
Nukemap lets you simulate nuclear explosions on an interactive map. A new version of the tool uses real-time weather to estimate radioactive fallout zones.
Next to an old nuclear bomber hangar in western Poland, a mission to outer space is about to begin.
Yes, once again, EA Sports' "Madden" football game franchise correctly predicted who would win the Super Bowl.