This is what the world would have become if there was a nuclear war. Both the U.S. and the USSR backed down their armaments because the country would be destroyed.

Doomsday Preparation: Stockpile Canned Food

The atom bomb was the first nuclear weapon of its kind. German scientist immigrants fleeing the wrath of the Nazis, took refuge in America and were set to work on two bombs, which helped end the war against Japan.

Dietrich Wegner | Playhouse | 2006-08   ~  Playhouse sculpture, “a twenty-foot-tall tree house posing as an atomic mushroom cloud” to show contradictions between “two conflicting ideas” .  We experience a contradiction between what our eyes enjoy and what our mind knows. It is this conflicted experience Dietrich Wegner’s work strives to evoke in a viewer in order that we will have a sparked curiosity and unstable assumptions.

Dietrich Wegner: "Playhouse" “A twenty-foot-tall tree house posing as an atomic mushroom cloud” to show contradictions between “two conflicting ideas”.

atomic test mushroom cloud

"nuclear chemistry [was] developed from 1939 onwards" The Chemical Tree.

How to Photograph an Atomic Bomb: Plumbbob Hood, 74 kilotons, Nevada Test Site, July 5, 1957.

The Plumbbob Hood, 74 kilotons, Nevada Test Site, July This bomb is used with uranium the same power source inside of the nuclear reactors.

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