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Scientists are debating how humanity will be remembered millions of years from now and it won’t be by our sprawling cities and historical sites. It will be by our pollution, garbage, and weapons.
Retired military officers claim that aliens are visiting Earth to discourage us from using nuclear weapons on each other. But how would aliens know if we have nukes?
Unfortunately for those of us who'd like to remain alive and not irradiated, the ghost of Mutually Assured Destruction lives on.
Can we destroy the world with nukes? It depends on who you ask and what kinds of warheads and damage they include in their calculations...
Stalin wasn't the only world leader who was thinking about using the Moon as a springboard for a massive base able to strike anywhere on Earth with devastating consequences.
The Soviet Union wanted to detonate a nuclear warhead on the Moon as a show of force. But without an atmosphere and 238,900 miles away, what would that look like?
Does Russia really house a former Soviet doomsday weapon designed to wipe out ever major city in the West should Moscow be obliterated?
Nuclear weapons are pretty much the only weapons you can't actually use and expect to survive the end result.