#nuclear-weapons

China's hypersonic glider weapons test threatens to drive new arms race
A new focus on hypersonic glider weapons, following a reportedly successful Chinese test, is helping drive an arms race that is eclipsing hopes of a return to disarmament by the world's major powers.
NATO agrees new plan to deter Russian attacks
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says NATO agreed a $1bn fund to provide seed financing to develop new digital technologies.
Nasa reveals the future of space travel in incredible sci-fi video
Nasa has shared its vision for human space exploration in the future in a new sci-fi video.
North Korea says test was new type of submarine-launched ballistic missile
North Korea says it has successfully tested a "new type" of submarine-launched ballistic missile, as the nuclear-armed country pursues ever more improved weapons.
IAEA chief: Aukus could set precedent for pursuit of nuclear submarines
The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog has said other states could follow Australia's example and seek to build nuclear-powered submarines, raising serious proliferation and legal concerns.
NASA Scientists Predict Settlements on Moons of Saturn, Jupiter
Scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab in California are projecting that humanity could become a multi-world species in a much shorter timeframe than one might think.
National Trust election candidate 'not consulted' about 'anti-woke' backing
A retired conservationist who was named by an 'anti-woke' insurgent group as a candidate it was backing for the coming National Trust elections says he was never consulted by the campaigners and is at odds with them.
North Korea's Kim Jong-un says US is 'root cause' of instability on peninsula
The leader of nuclear-armed North Korea, Kim Jong-un, has blamed the US for tensions on the peninsula, state media has reported, calling it the "root cause" of instability.