As large as a Midwestern McMansion, Trinity's main job is to ensure that the cache of US nuclear weapons works when it's supposed to, and doesn't when it's not.
Mike MacQueen has spent three decades tracking down war criminals — from Nazis to Bosnians — who have been hiding in the United States. His job description is akin to that of a police detective.
"This is 2018. We shouldn't still be contaminating people with plutonium," said a worker at the Hanford Site.
When a US citizen heard he was on his own country's drone target list, he wasn't sure he believed it. After five near-misses, he does – and is suing the United States to contest his own execution.
How a ragtag crew of leftist revolutionaries and soldiers of fortune helped defeat ISIS
known as PFAS and responsible for marvels like Teflon and critical to the safety of American military bases — has now emerged as a far greater menace than previously disclosed.
International discussions about lethal autonomous weapons have often ignored the fact that AI weaponry is already coursing through cyberspace.
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has been restoring and releasing videos of nuclear tests in the mid-20th century, and they just posted a new collection of videos. This one stands out.
It smells like boot leather and tastes silky smooth.
A quarter million Filipinos served for the US in WWII, only to have their rights stripped at war's end. Now, the last survivors are fighting for what's rightfully theirs.
This year, a new class of Swedish recruits will be sworn in as the country reboots conscription. How a once-neutral country learned to start worrying and love its military.
Bis-oxadiazole could replace TNT and other explosives in military ordnance.
A Chinese firm wants to arm the country's police forces with a whole new kind of weapon for the battlefield: an assault rifle that fires lasers and can burn your clothes and skin from up to 800m away. Oh, and those lasers are silent, invisible, and can pass through glass windows too.
As in any conflict, the combatants in World War I required manpower — and money. Making propaganda posters about the war being waged was a way to ensure a steady supply of both. Here, a collection of some of the most striking art from that era.
A raft of newly developed exoskeletons is starting to meet the slimmed-down, stealth requirements of today’s troop commanders. They see these power-assisting suits as vital to the future combat missions.
Trump's call for a "Space Force" escalates a quiet, dangerous contest between the US, China and Russia — one whose consequences no one really understands.
A look at US marriage rates in the 20th century shows how history influenced couples' decisions to wed.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is always inventing crazy new stuff. The Reconfigurable Wheel Track is crazy because it's two things — a wheel and a tread — and it can seamlessly switch between them.
A work boycott from the Group of Nine is yet another hurdle to the company's efforts to compete for sensitive government work.
After a long, seven-month deployment, they are finally back together again.
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