SOURCE: Calgary Herald
Robert J. Sawyer Tackles the Atomic Bomb with Alternate-History Novel, “The Oppenheimer Alternative”
Robert J. Sawyer's novel is built around the ethical and moral ramifications of dropping the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which the author hopes will receive deep reflection on their 75th anniversaries.
by David Dean Barrett
The record of the Imperial Conferences makes clear two salient facts: that Emperor Hirohito ended the war, and he ended it because of the atomic bomb.
SOURCE: The Seattle Times
“From the very beginning, we made a commitment that this would be a complete story, not only of the (bombs’) development but also their deployment.”
While invoking Hiroshima has become a universal shorthand for the horrors of nuclear war, Nagasaki, where about 74,000 people were killed, has mostly lived in the other city’s shadow.
by Susan Southard
Entering the Nuclear Age, Body by Body
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