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'We Were Guinea Pigs': Soldiers Explain What Nuclear Bomb Blasts Feel Like

"It was as if someone my size had caught fire and walked through me."
Matthew Gault
8.29.18
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Edward Teller: the Real-Life Dr. Strangelove

In this documentary, Motherboard explores the life and legacy of the father of the hydrogen bomb.
Caroline Haskins
9.29.17
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
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Scientists Think We're Closer to 'Doomsday' Thanks to Climate Change and Trump

The "Doomsday Clock" is now set 30 seconds closer to midnight.
Lauren Messman
1.26.17
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After 70 Years of Nuclear Fallout, Will Bikini Atoll Ever Be Safe Again?

The nuclear arms race displaced 167 Marshallese as refugees in their own country, and today the fallout still persists.
Sarah Emerson
6.11.16
Art

Here's an Essential Guide to Radioactive Art

Over 60 artists find new ways to explore nuclear post-disaster in 'The Nuclear Culture Source Book.'
Catherine Chapman
5.2.16
News

We Asked an Expert if the World Needs to Worry About North Korea's H-Bomb Claims

Did they really have a successful hydrogen bomb test? Can they really miniaturise their bombs and attach them to rockets? Or is it all just empty bragging?
Amelia Dimoldenberg
1.7.16
Art

Artist Wreaks Havoc and Destruction Using Torn Paper

Polish Artist Piotr Uklanski's lesser known art.
Nathaniel Ainley
11.26.15
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Japan's Last A-Bomb Survivors Push to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

As the "Hibakusha"—survivors of atomic bombings—get older, they look to younger generations to carry on their legacy of activism.
Mari Shibata
8.6.15
Culture

70 Years On: Researchers Archive the Longest-Running Study of A-Bomb Survivors

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.
Emiko Jozuka
8.6.15
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How To Build An Atomic Bomb (With CGI)

Just watching this VFX breakdown of a nuclear explosion will make you hide under your desk, '50s nuclear apocalypse style.
Beckett Mufson
9.19.14
Motherboard Blog

A Visit to the Shell of the Bomb

One of the Titan II missile silos is still open to visitors, and it's a blast.
David Kordahl
9.12.13
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