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 was...

26 June 2013

The fall of German nuclear power

Although made in the wake of the 2011 disasters at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, Germany’s decision to phase out its nuclear power industry has deep historical roots.

19 June 2013

Obama's speech in Berlin, 2013

In June 2013, Obama announced his nuclear arms policy goals, asserting his support for a one-third reduction in deployed US strategic nuclear weapons and for “bold” cuts in US and Russian tactical...

19 June 2013

The faces that made the Bomb

“Project Y,” as the Los Alamos National Laboratory was known during its World War II days, looms large in the popular understanding of the atomic bomb. Even though it was but one site in the...

18 June 2013

2009 Obama speech in Prague

In 2009, US President Obama delivered his first foreign policy speech in Prague, Czech Republic. During this speech, he announced his commitment to a world without nuclear weapons.

18 June 2013

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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18 June 2013

Nuclear Exit Series Promo

Don't miss the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' three-part series on nuclear power in the November/December 2012 issue, the January/...

17 June 2013

Exploratorium beginnings, KQED

This video was created by KQED in San Francisco upon the opening of the Exploratorium in 1969. Republished with permission from KQED and the Exploratorium.

3 June 2013

Atomic mom

Kennette Benedict, the publisher and executive director of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, talks about the lack of an American public discourse on its nuclear arsenal.