Reading Time: 16 minutesYesterday marked the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and the dawn of the nuclear age. Given the current wave of disrespect for science and scientists, and the difficulty of secrecy, something like the Manhattan Project probably could not happen today.
Reading Time: 7 minutesPublished this month, The Beginning or the End: How Hollywood — and America — Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, reveals how the White House and the military in 1946 sabotaged a long-forgotten MGM movie.
L'innocent est celui qui ne comprend pas ce qui lui arrive. Le bien, le mal ne lui disent rien. C'est un enfant... ceux qui n'ont jamais entendu parler de Dieu... regardez bien les yeux d'un enfant ! Étymologiquement, c'est celui qui ne parle pas... n'en parle pas... Mais il pleure quand on lui fait mal. Sans savoir pourquoi.
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. While the world is now aware of the horrifying aftermath of these events, this wasn’t always the case. This is the third in a three-part series on the US’s decades-long deliberate effort to hide the true extent of the atom bombs’ mass devastation.
With the nuclear deal with Iran a subject of intense debate and lobbying, and Ukraine an ongoing possible flash point between nuclear powers, the topic of “the bomb” has never been more timely. This week marks the 70th anniversary of the United States’ devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The following article, originally published in March 2014, speaks with undiminished power to today’s concerns.