Geoff Brumfiel appears in the following:
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Arthur Ashkin, a U.S. physicist won for work with optical tweezers and Gérard Mourou of France and Donna Strickland of Canada won for generating high-intensity ultra-short optical pulses.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Earlier this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed his nation had successfully tested a nuclear-powered weapon. Satellite imagery suggests it may not have gone so well.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
North Korea had already promised to dismantle part of the site. Now, with fanfare, it's offering to let the world watch — which analysts say is not that much of a step forward.
Friday, September 14, 2018
Russian agents were allegedly planning to hack into a Swiss laboratory that was analyzing nerve agents used in March against a former Russian spy and his daughter.
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Vice President Pence unveiled the Pentagon's plans for a branch of the military that could fight in space on Thursday.
Monday, June 18, 2018
The president wants a "separate but equal branch" of the military to watch over the final frontier, but only Congress can make it happen.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
The president boasted Tuesday of a bonus "favor" from Kim Jong Un, but experts say it might not mean much without independent verification.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Journalists observed as North Korea blew up tunnels it uses for nuclear testing. But experts say it was mostly for show, and closing the site will have little impact on the nation's capabilities.
Thursday, May 03, 2018
The reactor could keep the lights on during long-duration missions far from Earth.
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Former inspectors say documents obtained by the Israeli government may prompt a fresh look at the nation's nuclear sites.
Friday, April 20, 2018
An international inspection team has been waiting for nearly a week to investigate an alleged strike in Syria. Former inspectors say the delay will complicate their efforts.
Friday, February 02, 2018
The administration's Nuclear Posture Review mentions a massive, nuclear-armed torpedo capable of incinerating cities. But is it real?
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Trump administration appears close to finalizing a review of the nation's nuclear posture. It calls for the U.S. to develop new nuclear systems and capabilities at a time of heightened tensions between America and other world powers.
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
It took decades, but John Coster-Mullen has pieced together specs for America's first nuclear bombs. Some believe his odyssey says something about North Korea's rapid nuclear progress.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
It flew higher — and for longer — than previous tests, theoretically putting the entire continental U.S. within Pyongyang's reach — a capability that the North Korean regime has long sought.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
A fire at a chemical plant near Houston has raised concerns about the environmental consequences of the storm.
Monday, August 28, 2017
Texas and Louisiana are steeling for more rain from now tropical storm Harvey. Rising temperatures factored into the size and impact of the storm.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Carhenge in Alliance, Neb., will be prime viewing for this month's total solar eclipse. The town is preparing for thousands of visitors.
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
On Wednesday, President Trump tweeted that he modernized the U.S. nuclear arsenal as his first act in office. But others question that claim. NPR takes a closer look at America's nuclear capabilities.
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
North Korea's government and President Trump have traded threats after North Korea's recent missile tests. And Hadas Gold of Politico discusses pro-Trump news videos on the president's Facebook page.