cold war

7.25.19

This Is What It’s Like to Watch the Arctic Die

There is no talk of international intrigue among people living and working in the Arctic, only dread of what a warming planet might mean.

3.31.19

Start April With Some Newly Declassified Nuclear Test Footage

Decades-old films show the sheer power of nuclear warheads.

10.2.18

The Creators of 'G30S/PKI' Reflect on the Film's Impact Three Decades Later

The anti-communist movie continues to shape minds 34 years after its release.

3.4.18

Quiet Photos of Daily Life Under Threat of Nuclear Attack

North Korean missiles fly over Japan. Daily life soldiers on.

9.5.17

Remember That Time the US Thought About Nuking the Moon?

In 1958, at the height of the Cold War, the Air Force thought that exploding a nuclear device on the moon would inspire America and show the Russians who was boss.

6.12.17

How the Moon Was Turned Into a Cold War Spy Weapon

Leave it to the US Navy to weaponize the moon.

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