atom bomb

fireballs

A Meteor More Powerful Than 10 Atomic Bombs Exploded Over the Bering Sea

The December 18 fireball created the biggest airburst since the Chelyabinsk meteor of 2013.
Becky Ferreira
3.18.19
Motherboard Homepage

The Totally Normal Town Where Everyone Worked on Weapons of Mass Destruction

A 1954 report from the birthplace of the atomic bomb wants you to know that everything is totally “normal” in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.13.17
nothing to see here

The Totally Normal Town Where Everyone Worked on Weapons of Mass Destruction

A 1954 report from the birthplace of the atomic bomb wants you to know that everything is totally “normal” in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.13.17
nukes

What Is Uranium?

You know, just in case the question comes up.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.16.17
war

The Only Way to Prevent Another Nuclear Strike Is to Get Rid of All the Nukes

Doomsday Clock scientist Dr. Lawrence Krauss says as long as we possess nuclear weapons, it's 'unavoidable.'
Phil Torres
1.30.17
Premieres

See an Explosive Relationship Unfold in Beach Slang's Video for "Atom Bomb"

A fast rager from the Philly band's prompt sophomore LP, 'A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings.'
Noisey Staff
9.8.16
Film

​This Haunting Survivor Artwork Depicts the Horror of Nuclear Weapons

These illustrations by atom bomb survivors are a chilling reminder of the visceral power of visual storytelling.
Meghan Neal
4.21.16
Radio Motherboard

Meet One of the Youngest, Last Surviving Manhattan Project Scientists

Murray Peshkin is one of the last surviving Manhattan Project scientists. This is his story, told after our trip to the crater of the first atomic bomb, on its 70th birthday.
Brian Merchant
8.7.15
Features

Twilight of the Bomb

One of the last surviving Manhattan Project scientists returns to the crater of the first nuclear bomb on its 70th birthday.
Brian Merchant
8.6.15
Noisey Blog

Come Party with Natural Born Strangers in Toronto This Month

We're thrilled to be co-presenting this show that will showcase Rich Kidd's newest project.
Noisey Canada
1.10.14