Unexplained Radiation Leak Traced to Russian Nuclear Facility

A sign warning people not to enter the town of Ozersk, Russia, which is near the…

A Sunken Cold War Nuclear Sub Is Leaking Radiation at Levels 800,000 Times Normal

The bridge section of Soviet nuclear submarine Komsomolets, as photographed by an ROV. Image: IMR Using…

Astronauts Aren’t Dying From Space Radiation, New Research Suggests

Image: NASA Excessive exposure to the Sun’s harmful rays is an occupational hazard endured by astronauts,…

The Terrifying Reasons We’re Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now

Photo: Getty Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back…

Think HBO’s Chernobyl Is Brutal? Check Out This Haunting Animation That Aired on TV in the 1950s

HBO’s new miniseries Chernobyl has gotten a lot of attention for its gory realism. Radiation from…