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2012
May 2012
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Visions
A brief meditation on the difficulty of recapturing the blueness of J. Robert Oppenheimer's eyes, and why it might be worth doing.
April 2012
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Visions
Stalin was a paranoid guy, but just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not after you.
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Visions
Crude OPSEC ("operations security") animations from the late-80's, early-90's Department of Energy.
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Visions
The origins of one of the most persistent totems of the atomic age.
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Visions
A selection of Time magazine covers featuring nuclear weapons topics over the decades.
March 2012
30
Visions
Alternative views of the first nuclear test.
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Visions
Uncle Sam wants you to shut your mouth.
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Visions
One of the really noticeable difference between the Boston and DC areas are the advertisements on their public transportation systems.
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It's 1945, just after the Trinity test. Where is General Leslie Groves looking?
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Why Life magazine's speculative August 1945 story on the atomic bomb -- and its drawings -- raised the censors' eyebrows.
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
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An obscure Soviet publication on nuclear weapons reveals differences in how different countries draw their atomic bombs.
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Visions
A proto-NUKEMAP from 1950 tried to help industrialists assess their risk from atomic warfare.
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A new tool for demonstrating the qualitative effects of nuclear weapons.
January 2012
27
Visions
The story behind one of the more striking photographs of the father of the atomic bomb.
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How the casing of atomic bombs went from being Top Secret to being on display in public museums to being Top Secret again.
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When Sandia found the casing of an old H-bomb in a classified landfill, they did the sensible thing: take photos of themselves with it.
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Visions
Is "leak" a good metaphor for unofficial information flow? Probably not.
2011
December 2011
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Visions
The first secret briefing by Congress on the destructive power of the hydrogen bomb -- complete with disturbing maps, centered on the White House.
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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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Visions
In their quest for appearing serious about secrecy, the U.S. government has gotten increasingly dull in its graphics design.
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November 2011
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