nuclear weapons http://wvxu.org en UC students help track nuclear material http://wvxu.org/post/uc-students-help-track-nuclear-material <p>International nuclear weapons inspectors are preparing to get a closer look at two Iranian facilities long suspected of having the capability of producing nuclear weapons. An agreement worked out Monday, with the International Atomic Energy Agency, failed to gain access to one of the most controversial sites, the Parchin military site, southwest of Tehran. <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/12/world/middleeast/iran-says-it-agrees-to-road-map-with-un-on-nuclear-inspections.html?_r=0" target="_blank">The New York Times reports</a>:</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 19532 at http://wvxu.org UC students help track nuclear material North Korea's actions point to importance of tracking nuclear weapons worldwide http://wvxu.org/post/north-koreas-actions-point-importance-tracking-nuclear-weapons-worldwide <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">The threat of nuclear weapons is of big concern </strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">to the U.S. and other countries around the world, as evidenced by North Korea’s announcement that it will expand its arsenal. In “Focus on Technology,” Ann Thompson reports even before tension&nbsp;in the Korean peninsula, scientists were </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">trying to identify and protect plutonium and uranium all over the globe.</strong></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 09:31:10 +0000 Ann Thompson 11053 at http://wvxu.org North Korea's actions point to importance of tracking nuclear weapons worldwide