If we nuked hurricanes radioactive fallout would 'quickly' affect land areas

No amount of "brute force" would make stop such a storm, experts say.

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  • Donald Trump reportedly has asked about nuking hurricanes a few times, but denied it on Twitter.
  • The idea has been around for a while, even though it's proven to be useless and incredibly dangerous.
  • Hurricanes let off more heat energy than dozens of nuclear bombs combined and there would be no way to stop the radiation from spreading if anyone ever tried nuking one.
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Fallout suggests a nuclear reactor blew up in Russia, experts say

New findings show that Russian explosion was from a nuclear reactor.

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  • Nuclear experts confirm that the Russian explosion that occurred earlier in August was likely from a nuclear reactor.
  • Rapidly decaying radioactive isotopes were found in the surrounding area.
  • A number of independent researchers confirmed the findings.
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10 Most Dangerous Scientific Experiments in History

The times in history when science was deadly and dangerous.

A masked ecologist militant is pictured with a barrel falsely contaminated during a demonstration against nuclear energy near the Tricastin nuclear power plant run by Areva in Bollene, southern France, on November 25, 2011, during a visit of France's Pres

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