Scientists Discover Atomic-Forged Glass on Hiroshima's Beaches
Hiroshima's beaches are covered in nuclear fallout debris.
Melting Glaciers Could Unleash Nuclear Fallout Trapped Within the Ice
An international research project found that high concentrations of radioactive material in glaciers around the world could be exposed due to climate change.
America Is Not Prepared for Nuclear War, Public Health Experts Warn
A gathering of experts organized by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine said the US isn’t ready for the public health crisis that would follow a nuclear blast.
Russian Road Trip
Road-Tripping to One of the Most Radioactive Places on Earth
VICE's Abdullah Saeed, Danielle Neftin, and Dina Rayzman venture through Russia and into Kazakhstan to visit the "Polygon," the Soviet Union's primary nuclear test site.
Please Do Not Pet the Radioactive Puppies of Chernobyl
Fallout dogs IRL.
The End of Days
How to Survive the First Hour of a Nuclear Attack
Experts helped us picture exactly what would happen.
Six years after a nuclear disaster, Fukushima residents are being forced to return home
Photos of the Community Inside Chernobyl's Nuclear Exclusion Zone
We spoke to photographer Esther Hessing about her visit to the "Samosely"—the 140 settlers who survive on crops cultivated in contaminated soil.
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.
This is What Nuclear Fallout Could Look Like
The Future of Life Institute teamed up with Nukemap to visualise its chilling effects.
Gerd Ludwig Photographs the Effects of the World's Biggest Nuclear Catastrophe
"I captured the clock on the wall. It stood frozen at 1:23 AM—the moment when the reactor exploded and time in Chernobyl stood still forever."
Gerd Ludwig, Words by Alina Rudya