Geoff Brumfiel

Geoff Brumfiel appears in the following:

Internationally Maintained Radiation Monitors Go Offline Following Russian Explosion

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Following a mysterious explosion at a Russian missile testing site last week, several radiation monitors maintained by an international organization have gone offline.

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As America Celebrates Apollo, A New Moon Race Is Underway

Friday, July 12, 2019

More nations than ever are racing to the moon. Their lunar ambitions are driven by advances in technology and a desire to prove themselves.

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Why So Many Countries Have Their Sights Set On Visiting The Moon

Thursday, July 11, 2019

On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landings, more nations than ever are racing to the moon. Their lunar ambitions are driven by advances in technology and a desire to prove themselves.

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Norway Surveys Sunken Soviet Submarine

Thursday, July 11, 2019

A Norwegian team has found some radioactivity leaking from the sub, which sank in 1989. But they say it poses no threat to the environment.

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Iran's Uranium Enrichment Breaks Nuclear Deal Limit. Here's What That Means

Sunday, July 07, 2019

The move signals that Iran is losing patience with the 2015 agreement after the U.S. blocked the economic relief promised.

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Iran Says It Has Exceeded Uranium Limits Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal

Monday, July 01, 2019

Iran announced Monday that it has exceeded the 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium set by the nuclear deal it made with six world powers.

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International Efforts To Curb Iran's Nuclear Ambition Take Another Hit

Monday, July 01, 2019

An Iranian news agency is reporting that the country has exceeded limits for enriched uranium set in the 2015 nuclear deal. President Trump pulled the U.S. out of that agreement.

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Iran Is About To Exceed Uranium Limits. Is The Nuclear Deal Dying?

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

As soon as Thursday, Iran is expected to surpass a key limit set in place by the 2015 nuclear agreement. It could spell the end of the deal.

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Iran Announces It Will Soon Exceed Limits Of Uranium Agreed To In 2015 Nuclear Deal

Monday, June 17, 2019

Iran announced Monday that it will soon exceed a 300 kilogram limit on enriched uranium. It's the latest sign that a 2015 nuclear deal is unraveling.

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Astronomers Worry That Elon Musk's New Satellites Will Ruin The View

Monday, June 03, 2019

The billionaire wants to deploy thousands of satellites in order to provide global Internet, but astronomers say they could create unsightly glare.

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In Yemen Conflict, Some See A New Age Of Drone Warfare

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Iran has been developing drones for both itself and its proxies. In recent months those drones have been used for targeted assassinations, military strikes and to sow chaos in the region.

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Iran Announces It Will Ramp Up Nuclear Activities

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Iran has announced its intention to begin withdrawing from parts of a 2015 nuclear agreement in 60 days. The decision could reduce the time needed to develop a nuclear weapon — if Iran chose to do so.

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North Korea's Newest Missile Appears Similar To Advanced Russian Design

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Experts say the missile, tested on May 4 as part of a "strike drill," could be a new and destabilizing weapon on the Korean Peninsula.

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As Saudi Arabia Builds A Nuclear Reactor, Some Worry About Its Motives

Monday, May 06, 2019

Saudi Arabia is building a small civilian nuclear reactor, the nation's first. Nuclear power is an important part of its energy plans. Arms control experts ask if its intention is entirely peaceful.

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After Pentagon Ends Contract, Top-Secret Scientists Group Vows To Carry On

Thursday, April 25, 2019

The 60 or so members of the Jasons are normal academics by day. But each summer, they come together to study tough problems for the military, intelligence agencies and other parts of the government.

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Trump's Plan To Zap Incoming Missiles With Lasers Is Back To The Future

Monday, April 08, 2019

The president's 2020 budget plan calls for studying space-based energy weapons as a way to stop warheads. Critics say it didn't work with the "Star Wars" program in the 1980s and it won't work now.

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Japan (Very Carefully) Drops Plastic Explosives Onto An Asteroid

Friday, April 05, 2019

The device was detonated as part of a mission to better understand the origins of planets.

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India Claims Successful Test Of Anti-Satellite Weapon

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

New Delhi says it destroyed one of its own satellites in orbit, making India only the fourth country to test such a weapon.

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North Korean Embassy Attack Suspects Fled To U.S., Spanish Court Says

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

A Spanish judge said the alleged attackers offered stolen hard drives and other materials to the FBI.

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Missile Defense Agency Claims Successful Warhead Intercept

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Multiple interceptors tracked and destroyed a missile carrying a dummy warhead. Advocates claim the test proves the system can provide some defense against countries such as North Korea.

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