The case's 84 plaintiffs were exposed to radioactive black rain as babies or children. Now in their late 70s to 90s, they're finally recognized as A-bomb victims in a landmark ruling.
The US President laid a wreath at a memorial, talked about nuclear disarmament, and spoke with survivors, marking the first visit of an incumbent president to the site of the world's first atomic bombing.
The bombing of Hiroshima was the first time that a nuclear weapon was ever used in war, and it killed between 60,000 and 80,000 people instantly.
The visualization counts 2153 detonations to date.
According to the author of Command and Control, a book about nuclear doomsday scenarios, "the two great existential threats that we face today are global warming and nuclear weapons—and the latter isn't getting anywhere near enough attention."
Bombs and blackened faces: Talking to artist James Carman about 'The Grasshopper Lies Heavy: A Remembrance of Hiroshima 70 Years On.'
As the "Hibakusha"—survivors of atomic bombings—get older, they look to younger generations to carry on their legacy of activism.
In his 20s, US geneticist William Jack Schull joined a study to examine the effects of radiation on atomic bomb survivors. Now 93, he wants to share his experiences with the world.
Nothing says mutually assured destruction quicker than a frosty craft beer shared among honest folk. The world as you know it may be vaporized before your slowly melting eyes but, fuck, does that pilsner go down smooth.
It's one way to keep costs down.
teamLab gives Nature a voice in the public installation, 'Resonating Trees.'