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The CDC Will Hold an Info Session on Nuclear War

This month's "grand rounds" topic for public health professionals is, uh, timely.
Jesse Hicks
Atoms For Peace

Nuclear Energy Programs Rarely Lead to Nuclear Weapons

Policy experts and heads of states have wrung their hands about the weaponization of nuclear energy programs for decades.
Daniel Oberhaus
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I Guarded an Arctic Base Against Polar Bears at the Frontline of the Apocalypse

The DEW Line was built in the fifties to warn of a nuclear threat. I guarded six workers there from polar bears.
Duncan Ferguson
How Not to Die

Exactly What Happens When Your Body Is Exposed to Radiation

During nuclear fallout, doses reach the equivalent of 3 million chest x-rays.
Darragh O’Carroll, MD
The VICE Guide to Right Now

North Korea Is Closer to Building a Nuclear-Capable ICBM Than We Thought

Experts thought it would take the Hermit Kingdom until 2020 to develop the technology. A new report from the Pentagon shaves two years off that estimate.
Drew Schwartz
The End of Days

How to Survive the First Hour of a Nuclear Attack

Experts helped us picture exactly what would happen.
Olga Oksman

Remembering the Time America Nuked Spain by Accident

Photographer and historian John Howard went to Palomares to photograph the nuclear disaster you've never heard of.
Amelia Abraham

A Guide to Nuclear Detonation at Tribeca Film Festival

An inside look at 'the bomb', an immersive documentary experience of atomic proportions.
Emerson Rosenthal

Former US Airman Tells UN an Accidental Nuclear War Was Narrowly Avoided in 1962

A former US misileer told the UN about a close call that occurred during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Jordan Pearson

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

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

Vlogger Starts World War III (Sort Of)

The YouTuber behind the science channel Veritasium got to pretend to blow up the world at a decommissioned nuclear launch site in Arizona.
John Ambrosio