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E=mc² became famous for all the wrong reasons
If a time traveler assassinated Albert Einstein before he figured out that E=mc², would we still have atomic weapons?
At Hiroshima, Obama Asks Fundamental Questions About Science And War
"Technological progress without an equivalent progress in human institutions can doom us."
North Korea’s Purported Nuke Looks Like A Cartoon Bomb
Internet-ready cartoon bomb material
Did North Korea Really Test A Hydrogen Bomb? Here’s How We’ll Find Out
If they did, it's the least impressive H-bomb of all time
A Mushroom Cloud Made From Coffee Creamer
Don't try this at home
Computer Models Show What Exactly Would Happen To Earth After A Nuclear War
Cheery happy times
Three Ways To End Life On Earth, According To 1962
A disturbing thought experiment (with diagrams) by Cold War-era scientists
Even viewed as abstractions the data have a forceful impact.
From Hiroshima To The H-Bomb, 10 Earth-Shaking Moments In Atomic Science
Sixty years ago today, the U.S. detonated the first hydrogen bomb. Here's how we got there. Plus, the atomic spaceship we're still waiting for.
The U.S. Conducted Atomic Weapons Tests On Beer
An uncovered file documents Cold War-era investigations into an important question: is it safe to drink beer that was exposed to an atomic bomb detonation? And does it taste OK?