By 1965, the James Bond films' glitzy go-lucky formula was starting to some up against an enemy more formidable than Blofeld: changing cultural times.
Seventy-two years ago today, on August 6, 1945, the United States dropped the first atom bomb used in combat on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, [...]
The famous 1979 accident at Three Mile Island made nuclear power a much bigger gamble, politically and economically speaking.
Since 1961 the U.S. Air Force has had a plane ready to serve as the headquarters for fighting a nuclear war in case Washington gets wiped out. Isn't that comforting?
Depictions of a third world war, usually involving nuclear annihilation, have been a staple of fiction since the 1950s.
Why haven't we had a Third World War? It's been expected for a very long time.
Today is the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. I thought about doing an article on this solemn occasion, though I also did [...]
In 1962, a think tank wanted to see if they could dig a big hole with a nuclear bomb. What could possibly go wrong?
Far from just a popcorn monster movie, Godzilla has a lot to say about humanity, war and the environment.
How can the worst nuclear accident in history up until that time be kept secret for nearly 20 years? Like this.