Nuclear Weapons

UNITED STATES - MAY 29:  Employees work in the control room of the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California, U.S., on Friday, May 29, 2009. The NIF will use 192 lasers aimed at a small hydrogen-filled target for the study of fusion reactions.  (Photo by Tony Avelar/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Dozens Arrested During Nuclear Weapons Protest At Lawrence Livermore Laboratory

About 50 Bay Area activists were peacefully arrested as they gathered at a Livermore laboratory to protest nuclear weapons on the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

08/07/2015

Container Ships

Nuclear Risk In Cargo At Nation’s Ports Could Be Reduced By Gamma Ray Scanning

16,000 nuclear weapons exist in the world, and with millions of shipping containers passing through America’s ports, the demand for better screening of shipments has never been higher. New research into nuclear materials detection could help.

04/24/2015

Lawrence Livermore Lab. (CBS)

37 Anti-Nuclear Weapons Protesters Arrested At Livermore Lab

Thirty-seven protesters were arrested outside the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory during an annual Good Friday demonstration against the lab’s involvement in developing nuclear weapons.

03/29/2013