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The ocean is a giant dump for chemical weapons. Can we clean it up before it’s too late?
Millions of tons of discarded chemical munitions lie scattered across every ocean on the planet. Can we disband this pollution ticking time bomb before it explodes?
Britain makes Alan Turing, the father of AI, the face of its 50-pound note
The country only recently pardoned him for criminal charges of homosexuality, for which he was chemically castrated.
How missiles got smart
Projecting the evolution of the projectile
Archive Gallery: PopSci’s Most Sensational World War II Headlines
Tank killers, nightmares for Hitler, bombed-out volcanoes and more explosive ideas from World War II-era PopSci.
At Hiroshima, Obama Asks Fundamental Questions About Science And War
"Technological progress without an equivalent progress in human institutions can doom us."
America Reflects On The Bomb, 70 Years After Hiroshima
Selected readings on the apocalypse at the end of World War II
How Warfare Has Evolved Over The Past Century
The changing face of combat
Throwback Thursday: WWII Prep, Hurricane Houses, And Texas Gunslingers
Plus, the early days of mishandling deadly vials in labs.
Map Maritime Treasures At The Bottom Of The Sea
Students help recast and preserve the history found in shipwrecks.
From The Archives: Debating The Hiroshima And Nagasaki Bombings
"By splitting the atom, man may have united the world."