Nuclear Mistakes That Nearly Killed Us

The Frightening Frequency of Nuclear Incidents

High-risk nuclear arms incidents involving human error occur so frequently that there are names for them: “empty quivers” (missing weapons), “bent spears” (breaches in security), and “broken arrows” (damaged or launched). These incidents highlight how often we’ve come close to nuclear catastrophe. A production of Hollywood, Health & Society and Life Noggins.

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