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  • The Aftermath
    'The Wives of Los Alamos' delivers a collective bang
    Tarashea Nesbit’s novel, “The Wives of Los Alamos” brings to life the fascinating and mysterious dawn of the nuclear era and the time that led up to the development and the launching of the two most infamous bombs, grossly dubbed...
  • Marking history in Hiroshima: First A-bomb dropped 69 years ago
    Marking history in Hiroshima: First A-bomb dropped 69 years ago
    At 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 6, 1945, the first atomic bomb was dropped on a city, giving Hiroshima a dubious distinction in the annals of history. The blast produced a mushroom cloud and killed 140,000 people and left thousands more homeless. Three days...
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    Music Under the Canopy's Jazz Festival is August 1 through August 3
    Music Under the Canopy's final music festival of the year kicks off in three days. The Music Under the Canopy Jazz Festival will take place at Brenton Skating Plaza from August 1 through August 3. Single-day passes for the three-day event are ...
  • The Realm of Whispering Ghosts: If Truman Met Einstein
    'The Realm of Whispering Ghosts: If Truman Met Einstein’ premiers in Seattle
    The Realm of Whispering Ghosts: If Truman Met Einstein opened this weekend at the Bathhouse Theatre in Seattle. The play runs through September 15, and tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets.The play is a “what if” portrayal...
  • Paul W Tibbits and the crew of the Enola Gay
    Bombing of Hiroshima August 6th, 1945 still brings back frightening memories
    August 6th, 1945 was one of the deadliest days in history, when the United States detonated an atomic bomb over Hiroshima, Japan, killing tens of thousands and leaving an impact that still shakes people to the core today.After Japan’s...
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    The anniversary of the atomic bombing that saved millions of lives
    "Military realities of 1945 are often forgotten..."August 6th marks the 68th anniversary of the America's first tactical deployment of nuclear weapons which not only hastened the surrender of the Japanese Empire, but also resulted in...
  • The only building to survive the Hiroshima Atom Bomb: The Hiroshima Prefectural Products Exhibition Hall (Genbaku Dome)
    Manhattan Project Museum to recognize development of the Atom Bomb
    Maybe you've seen the buffalo at Yellowstone, hiked Half Dome at Yosemite, and or got one last look before everything melts at Glacier National Park. The nearly 400 NPS units offer something for everyone. So what's next?Recently, the U.S....
  • Hiroshima
    Author tells untold story of women of the Manhattan Project
    In "The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II" (Touchstone, $26), author Denise Kiernan portrays the young women who worked on the Manhattan Project, a top-secret program to build the first...
  • Meteorologists compare Oklahoma tornado to atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
    Meteorologists compare Oklahoma tornado to atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
    According to The Daily News at least five separate meteorologists who were contacted by the Associated Press have calculated the upgraded EF-5 monstrous tornado that leveled Moore, Oklahoma on Monday, to be eight to more than 600 times the power...
  • Hiroshima A-Bomb memorials
    The Peace Bell
    There is destruction in all human nature; this has never been more evident to me than today while and after visiting the Hiroshima A-Bomb memorials. When we arrived at the last remaining building standing today, which was at the epicenter of the...
  • AP exclusive: Iran working on nuclear weapon more powerful than Hiroshima bomb
    AP exclusive: Iran working on nuclear weapon more powerful than Hiroshima bomb
    In an exclusive report, the Associated Press says it has obtained evidence indicating Iranian scientists have run computer simulations for a nuclear weapon that would produce more than triple the explosive force of the World War II bomb that...
  • Enola Gay navigator Van Kirk describes historc flight
    Enola Gay navigator describes his crew's first atomic bomb run
    ROME, Ga. -- My True Course, Northumberland to Hiroshima is the new book which is part autobiography and part chronology of the World War II years for Major "Dutch" Van Kirk and the thousands involved in the war effort.In August 1945,...
  • Fukushima Cesium Equals 4,023 Hiroshima Bombs
    Fukushima nuclear cesium fallout equals 4,023 Hiroshima bombs
    On Wednesday, TEPCO released estimates of the amount of Cesium leaked from Fukushima that are 24 times higher than previously thought and equal to 4,023 Hiroshima bombs.Last August the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) estimated 15,000 tera...
  • Kimora Lee Simmons receives Visionary Award
    Kimora Lee Simmons among honorees at EWP Visionary Awards
    Kimora Lee Simmons will be honored by East West Players (EWP) at the 46th Anniversary Visionary Awards on April 30th at the Universal Hilton."We are excited to celebrate Kimora Lee Simmons and her impact on American culture,” says Tim...
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters
    Criterion: Godzilla DVD review
    Chances are you don’t need the likes of Criterion telling you about Godzilla. The atomic dinosaur is one of the most recognizable cinematic figures in the world, having featured in over 30 films since its conception in 1954. What Criterion...