Hiroshima

Science

Scientists Discover Atomic-Forged Glass on Hiroshima's Beaches

Hiroshima's beaches are covered in nuclear fallout debris.
Matthew Gault
5.13.19
Manhattan Project

One of the Last Remaining Manhattan Project Scientists Has Died

And with him, perhaps, our nuclear sanity.
Brian Merchant
9.26.17
NORTH KOREA

Hillary Clinton's probably too late to keep her word about North Korea's nukes

Clinton says she would “not allow” Kim Jong-un to develop a nuclear warhead, but experts say that will happen soon if it hasn’t already.
Keegan Hamilton
9.13.16
asia & pacific

Obama Calls For a World Without Nuclear Weapons During Historic Hiroshima Visit

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.
Reuters News Agency
5.27.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Obama visits Hiroshima, the UN has warned that civilians are in 'danger of starvation' in Syria, Trump pledges to cancel the Paris climate agreement, and more.
VICE Staff
5.27.16
asia & pacific

Obama Will Visit Hiroshima — But He Won't Apologize for US Dropping the Atomic Bomb

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.
VICE News and Reuters
5.10.16
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
Design

Cats Now Have Their Own Google Maps

Cartography? More like cat-ography (the audience dies laughing).
Nathaniel Ainley
9.4.15
News

This Map Visualizes Every Nuclear Detonation on Earth

The visualization counts 2153 detonations to date.
Emiko Jozuka
8.11.15
Stuff

How Terrified Should We be About Nuclear Annihilation?

According to the author of <i>Command and Control</i>, 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."
Alan Weedon
8.10.15
Art

Surreal Solo Exhibition Remembers Hiroshima 70 Years Later

Bombs and blackened faces: Talking to artist James Carman about 'The Grasshopper Lies Heavy: A Remembrance of Hiroshima 70 Years On.'
Antwaun Sargent
8.10.15
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
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