The CDC Will Hold an Info Session on Nuclear War
This month's "grand rounds" topic for public health professionals is, uh, timely.
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.
polar bear watch
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.
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.
The End of Days
How to Survive the First Hour of a Nuclear Attack
Experts helped us picture exactly what would happen.
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.
A Guide to Nuclear Detonation at Tribeca Film Festival
An inside look at 'the bomb', an immersive documentary experience of atomic proportions.
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.
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.
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.
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.