Tag Archives: Nagasaki

‘Truly shocking’: UK has enough plutonium to make almost 20,000 nukes via Nuclear Free Local Authorities

[…] The 2023 Fissile Material Directory [1] is published in June each year by the Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition (RECNA) [2], based at Nagasaki University. RECNA has been established for over twenty years as an educational and research … Continue reading

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US military photo taken after Nagasaki bombing hailed as evidence for plaintiff in suit via The Mainichi

NAGASAKI — The head of a group of plaintiffs in a lawsuit seeking relief for “hibaku taikensha” — people who experienced the atomic bombing of Nagasaki but were outside the designated zones for official recognition as A-bomb survivors — says … Continue reading

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Living in the light of Christ’s peace: A conversation toward nuclear disarmament via Archdiocese of Santa Fe

77th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki, Japan Mass and Interfaith Discussion Tuesday, August 9, 2022 5:15 p.m. MT Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi Followed by Panel Discussion with Interfaith Leaders at 6:15 p.m. … Continue reading

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Japanese children of A-bomb survivors worry for health, want exposure certification: survey via The Mainichi

TOKYO — A nationwide survey of the children of Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors by the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations has found that 60.3% “have anxieties and worries as second-generation survivors.” In addition to many … Continue reading

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American’s Chernobyl via Cited

SEASON 01: EPISODE 08 (PART 1 OF 2) America’s Chernobyl 00:00:0000:50:49AMERICA’S CHERNOBYLRewind Play Forward    Richland, Washington is a company town that sprang up almost overnight in the desert of southeastern Washington. Its employer is the federal government, and its product is plutonium. The … Continue reading

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Black Hole/Atomic City (State of Decay) via Sanitary Tortilla Factory

Black Hole/Atomic City (State of Decay) August 2 – 30, 2019 OPENING RECEPTION: August 2, 6-9pm  Black Hole/Atomic City (State of Decay) is an exhibition dedicated to alternative stories related to “the nuclear business” in New Mexico since the dawn of … Continue reading

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Tri-Cities will turn the clock back 75 years. Atomic Frontier Days to return via Tri-City Herald

By Annette Cary RICHLAND, WA The Tri-Cities will return to its one-of-a-kind past this summer and fall as it relives the events on the World War II home front. Sept. 26 will mark 75 years since B Reactor, the world’s first full-scale … Continue reading

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73 Years After U.S. Dropped Atom Bomb on Nagasaki, Survivor Warns About Threat of Nuclear Warfare via Democracy Now!

Seventy-three years ago today, on August 9, 1945, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki, killing 74,000 people and forever changing the lives of those who survived the nuclear attack. The bombing came just three … Continue reading

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American students aren’t taught nuclear weapons policy in school. Here’s how to fix that problem via The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Erin ConnollyKate Hewitt “How many countries have nuclear weapons?” we asked. Students shouted out answers: one, seven, 34, all of the countries in the world. “Which countries have nuclear weapons?” We heard responses that included the United States, Japan, Iran, … Continue reading

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A different kind of ‘atomic tourist’ visits Hanford via Crosscut

[…] Of the thousands of people who have toured giant and forbidding B Reactor, the world’s first large scale plutonium reactor, Mitsugi Moriguchi is the first person to do so in a white radiation-blocking jumpsuit, hood and mask. It is … Continue reading

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