Multimedia / Slideshow

25 August 2015

Fukushima Daiichi, five years later

On a recent 2015 trip to view the restricted areas in the devastated region around the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, frequent Bulletin contributor Subrata Ghoshroy was able to get a...

24 July 2015

The troubled Nagasaki bombing mission

The Hiroshima atomic bomb mission was a milk run. But on the Nagasaki mission, everything seemed to go wrong, possibly because the entire schedule was rushed:...

25 February 2015

One city, one bomb

Some of what would happen if one Russian nuclear weapon were detonated over New York City

23 February 2015

The cost of the complex

What the nuclear weapons complex costs

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.

Pages