Whether detonated in conflict, or to test their terrible force, the legacy of nuclear explosions is inescapable. A generation gap of grandparents and parents offers no protection to the descendants of their victims and the tissue of history. Most of us have no sense of the reverberations of nuclear explosions. But from the atomic bombing… Read More The burden of nuclear explosions on young people
By Tariq Rauf On 16th July 1945, at 05:29 AM, the secrets of the atom were unlocked by detonating the world’s first nuclear explosive device, “The Gadget” in the Trinity test in New Mexico. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientific leader of the multinationally staffed and supported Manhattan Project to develop atomic weapons, lamented that, “We knew… Read More August 6 and 9 – commemorating the 75th anniversary of the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
In little more than a week, the world will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the destruction by atomic bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki…… Read More Show us your voice!