Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Animated map of nuclear explosions, 1945-1998

This is both interesting and unnerving at the same time. Two comments about it; first, it's too bad it ends in 1998 (12 years ago) and two, there may be some data missing, but if there is, it's because that data would be classified. I'm not saying I know there are data missing, I'm just saying from what we hear in the news, there may be some missing.

Anyway, watch the video. It's educational.

Animated map of nuclear explosions, 1945-1998: "

Animated map of nuclear explosions, 1945-1998...

Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto's '1945-1998' is an animated map showing the 2,053 nuclear explosions that took place around the world during the 20th century, from the detonations at Alamogordo, Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 to the tests conducted by India and Pakistan in 1998.

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