Where are the headlines? Where is the anti-nuclear movement? How is it that this gets ignored? How is it that attempted coups in Saudi Arabia can come and go, unreported?
North Korean Nuclear Test Site Has Collapsed, Explaining Kim's "Suspension" Of Further Tests
25 April, 2018
It finally happened.
A research team led by Wen Lianxing, a geologist with the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, concluded that the collapse occurred following the detonation last autumn of North Korea’s most powerful thermal nuclear warhead in a tunnel about 700 metres (2,296 feet) below the mountain’s peak. The test turned the mountain into fragile fragments, the researchers found.
The “rock collapse … was for the first time documented in North Korea’s test site,” Liu’s team wrote in a paper published last month in Geophysical Research Letters. The breakdown not only took off part of the mountain’s summit but also created a “chimney” that could allow fallout to rise from the blast centre into the air, they said.