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the man who saved the world – literally

Stanislav Yevgrafovich Petrov (Russian: Станисла́в Евгра́фович Петро́в; born c. 1939) is a retired lieutenant colonel of the Soviet Air Defence Forces. On September 26, 1983, he was the duty officer at the command center for the Oko nuclear early-warning system when the system reported a missile being launched from the United States. Petrov judged that […]

A Ticking Time Bomb – Hanging By Your Fingernails

Michio Kaku author of ‘Physics Of The Future’ explains how Fukusima is  still a ticking time bomb as they do not have control of the situation after the accident at the nuclear site.  The disaster is estimated to take 50-100 years to clean up, once they are able to start, providing there are no more […]