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2018
January 2018
 8
News and Notes
Reflections on the end of 2017, and the start of a new nuclear year.
Tags: 2010s, NUKEMAP
2017
July 2017
13
News and Notes
Announcing a new, provocative venture at the Stevens Institute of Technology, for building the next-generation of nuclear risk communication.
2016
January 2016
 9
News and Notes
Brief thoughts on the recent North Korean "H-bomb" test.
2015
September 2015
 8
News and Notes
Richard Hewlett, the first official historian of the Atomic Energy Commission, has died at the age of 92.
August 2015
 7
March 2015
27
News and Notes | Redactions
The US government has once again created a headache for itself in trying to censor information about the hydrogen bomb.
2014
October 2014
16
News and Notes
A public lecture on how laser fusion came to be, and the unique classification problems it posed for the Atomic Energy Commission in the 1960s and 1970s.
July 2014
14
News and Notes
There's never a right time to lose a secret H-bomb document. But for John Archibald, there might not have been a worse time than early January 1953.
Tags: H-bomb
May 2014
16
News and Notes
I'm going to be changing jobs this summer, starting as a professor at the Stevens Institute of Technology, in the NYC area.
2013
September 2013
 9A 1959 advertisement for Union Carbide in the Saturday Evening Post.
News and Notes
Tune in on September 11, 2013, to hear me talk live from Philadelphia on the "nuclear age."
July 2013
25
News and Notes | Visions
The new NUKEMAPs are up!
22
News and Notes
NUKEMAP2 and NUKEMAP3D are now online!
Tags: NUKEMAP
12
News and Notes | Visions
A teaser for the things to come.
February 2013
 8
News and Notes | Visions
Some data from a year of NUKEMAP, and a promise of new things to come...
Tags: NUKEMAP
January 2013
25
Meditations | News and Notes
Three recent losses — two people, one building — highlight that the living presence of the Manhattan Project is rapidly vanishing.
15
News and Notes
An announcement of a talk about the history of the hydrogen bomb being given at the National Museum of American History.
2012
December 2012
 7
Meditations | News and Notes
Are we closer to Doomsday than we were last year? Plus, some pretty things to distract you from all that gloomy thinking.
October 2012
 5
Meditations | News and Notes
Robert Christy, one of the last major recognizable names who worked on the atomic bomb, has passed away. How many major Manhattan Project figures remain?
May 2012
10
News and Notes
Passing on news of an interesting online event featuring nuclear historians and scientists.
 3
News and Notes
It's Richard Feynman's Birthday, so lets read Richard Feynman comics.
March 2012
 7
News and Notes
Los Alamos has released some new footage from World War II at the lab. I point out all of the cool dogs in it, and a few other things.
February 2012
23
News and Notes | Visions
Reflections on the "explosive" success of NUKEMAP, and answering some questions about it that I've seen floating around.
Tags: NUKEMAP
January 2012
27
News and Notes
In early 1942, General Leslie Groves wrote to the future author of the famous Smyth Report for advice about whether his son study physics.
2011
December 2011
24
News and Notes | Visions
Santa Claus gets searched and scrutinized by guards at the Oak Ridge Y-12 uranium enrichment facility, ca. 1950.
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November 2011
 7
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