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  • Experience the power of a nuclear blast in your area
    An interactive app to see how many people would be affected by a nuclear explosion in your neighborhood.
  • Video: How to Dismantle a Nuclear Bomb
    A video showing how easy to rid the world of nuclear bombs, one warhead at a time.
  • Accidents, Errors, and Explosions
    In spite of precautions, nuclear bombs have been accidentally dropped from airplanes, they’ve melted in storage unit fires, and some have simply gone missing.
  • Challenge: Nuclear Weapons
    The threat of nuclear confrontation is growing. But even unused, nuclear weapons have a destructive impact. What will it take for world leaders to abandon nuclear arms? And how can you help?
  • How to Launch a Nuclear Weapon
    Only the President can order the launch of nuclear weapons. The President is not required to consult with anyone, and, if the President orders a launch, no one has the authority to rescind the order.
  • Nuclear Archive
    Nuclear Weapons Blog: The threat of nuclear confrontation is growing. But even unused, nuclear weapons have a destructive impact.