Multimedia / Slideshow

21 October 2014

Straight from Atom Central

A few of the images that Peter Kuran has brought to his website, which provides an enormous archive nuclear bomb test photos and film footage.  

18 July 2014

Iron Dome: Images of failure

A photographic slide show that explains why the Iron Dome rocket-defense system isn't working.

28 April 2014

Allison Macfarlane on science, policy, and politics

On April 9, 2014, Allison Macfarlane, chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission,  addressed a symposium, "Speaking Knowledge to Power," hosted by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists...

26 April 2014

John Holdren on scientists, engineers, and public policy

On April 9, 2014, John P. Holdren, assistant to the president for science and technology, spoke at a symposium, "Speaking Knowledge to Power," hosted by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists...

18 February 2014

Treasure Island: A nuclear timeline

The history of a former naval station where nuclear war academies used radium, plutonium, and cesium 137.

13 November 2013

A timeline of conflict, culture, and change

A review of the Doomsdsay Clock—how the world affected the hands of the Clock, and how the hands affected the world.

24 September 2013

A history of mismanagement: Building nuclear facilities on the taxpayer’s dime

The Energy Department’s long history of project mismanagement.

26 August 2013

The chemical weapons of Syria

Of the five chemical weapons Syria is accused of using, two are non-lethal and one technically is not a chemical weapon.

15 July 2013

The beginning of the Bomb

Sixty-eight years ago, hundreds of modern alchemists journeyed to an occult gathering in the New Mexico desert to conjure up a mysterious force in the early hours of the morning. The code name...

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