A classic of modern Japanese literature, Black Rain has come to exemplify ‘atomic bomb literature’.
The United States and Russia, the two biggest nuclear powers, have no imminent plans for talks on a nuclear deal. That should change, writes a former US diplomat.
The heads of the some of the most powerful countries in the world would be wise to listen to the devastating testimony of Hiroshima survivors.
World heritage sites play an essential role in advancing Unesco’s goals, but more foresight is needed to imagine and enable promising strategies that address the needs of future generations.
As Japanese victims struggled to process the nuclear attack, many turned to religion. The way they understood the horror still has consequences today.
Maidenhair trees, Ginkgo biloba, can live for over 1,000 years and grow 35m tall. While they’re beautiful to look at, they’re also notorious for their vomit-smelling seeds.
Maruki Iri and Maruki Toshi were witness to the direct aftermath of the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima. The art they created is striking.
The hibakusha (survivors) of the 1945 bombings have been among the most tireless campaigners for the treaty. The Japanese government, however, has not supported it.
Seventy-five years after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the people of Délı̨nę remain affected by Canada’s role in the attack. A documentary presents their stories.
The threat of nuclear war has not diminished, despite the lessons learned from the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings in 1945.
British newspapers were very quick to see the horrific potential of this new weapon.
As Pope Francis becomes the first pontiff in the nuclear era to call for total disarmament, all of us – whether secular or religious – can engage through creative and proactive moral responsibility.
We might have had a glimpse of new ways of urban living, but history offers a note of caution. Lasting change depends on us applying technology and taking deliberate action to seize this opportunity.
With the risk of a nuclear conflict seeming higher than ever, how much do EU citizens really know about nuclear weapons and their use? A new survey provides striking answers.
Though it causes great personal pain, Hiroshima’s last remaining orphans still want the world to hear their stories, 75 years on.
According to most physicists, there is no safe dose of radiation. So why would the EPA consider saying otherwise? Who stands to gain if the EPA declares low-dose radiation harmless?
In the 1970s, both Kyoto and Melbourne made fateful decisions about their transport networks. Melbourne today enjoys the benefits of trams, while Kyoto lives with the consequences of losing them.
The Trump administration shelved its plans for a ‘bloody nose’ attack while the Olympics in South Korea were under way. With the games over, it’s time to consider the consequences of a strike.
What do intercontinental missiles and Apple’s app store have in common? Alvin M Weinberg.
It’s widely known as a crowdfunding record-breaker, but the painstaking work to recreate Hiroshima in a new anime film is a nod to its traditional roots.