beach" : Australia's nuclear history - http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/pubs/articles/tps/tps_on_the_beach
A short article on the history of British nuclear testing in Australia
and a discussion of Canberra's motives for cooperating with such tests. Also contains short
biographies of prominent Australian nuclear scientists.
Century of Science / Brookhaven National Lab - http://www.lihistory.com/specdisc/disbrk.htm
A brief history of the lab at Brookhaven, it's founding, development and
achievements in nuclear physics and nuclear energy research.
Experiment - http://www.bullatomsci.org/issues/1992/d92/d92.wattenberg.html
Albert Wattenbert writes in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists about
working with Enrico Fermi to create the first chain reaction.
Expedition to Amchitka Island - http://www.greenpeace.org/~usa/reports/nuclear/amchitka/index.htm
Greenpeace report documenting the radioactive legacy of an American
underground nuclear test on the Alaskan island of Amchitka.
Archive - http://www.users.zetnet.co.uk/mongsoft/nuclear_welcome_page_all.h
Discusses nuclear weapons, the survivability of nuclear blasts, weapon
totals for the nuclear powers, and specific data regarding the UK
Gallery Tour - Birth of the Atomic Bomb Gallery - http://www.airpowermuseum.org/tratmgal.html
Online tour of exhibit on the development, use and technology of the
nuclear bomb. Covers the origin of the idea of nuclear weapons, building the facilities to
produce materials, research and develop nuclear weapons.
Cleanup: Paths to Closure - http://www.em.doe.gov/closure/
Outlines the Energy Department's work to clean up contamination at DOE
Propulsion - Introduction - http://www.megazone.org/ANP/
Covers the US failed project to produce atomic powered aircraft. A
detailed look at the technology involved as well as materials relating to the reasons the
|All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of
Experimental Physics - http://www.vniief.ru/english/index.html
A history of one of the Soviet Union's leading atomic research
institutes. Includes a virtual museum of tactical and strategic nuclear weapons and delivery
|Alsos Digital Library for
Nuclear Issues - http://alsos.wlu.edu
Wide range of vetted, indexed, annotated references for the study of
nuclear issues. Collection is searchable and includes books, articles, films, CD-ROMs, and
merica Faces the Atomic Age: 1946 - http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/aureview/1984/ja
The A-bomb and atomic testing were entirely new phenomena in history and
there was a variety of opinion about the tests and the weapon. This article used polls and
journalistic impressions to discuss the spectrum of this opinion.
Sakharov: Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons and Human Rights - http://www.aip.org/history/sakharov/
A biography of Andrei Sakharov and his contributions to Soviet nuclear
weapons research, nuclear fusion, cosmology, human rights, and world peace. Includes a
bibliography and links to related sites.
Atomi: Growing Up with the Atom - http://www.aracnet.com/~histgaz/atomi/
Documents the atmospheric atomic bomb tests conducted at the Nevada Test
Site during 1957. Compiled using government press releases and images, with comments by
soldiers and citizens.
Alert - http://www.prop1.org/anukelv.htm
A collection of speeches, articles, and full text documents on nuclear
safety, legislation, and treaties. Map of nuclear hazards in the US, links section and
NucNews, a collection of news clippings, archive available.
|Archive of Nuclear Data - http://www.nrdc.org/nuclear/nudb/datainx.asp
Reports, tables, and statistics on nuclear stockpiles, strategic nuclear
forces, and nuclear test programs of the United States, Russia, France, China, and Great
Silo - http://www.atlasmissilesilo.com/
Read about the first generation ICBM missile Silos put into service by
the United States Air Force during the early 1960's.
Archive - http://www.atomicarchive.com/main.shtml
Timeline of nuclear weapon development, biographies of atomic scientists,
accounts of nuclear tests, arms-control treaties, full text original documents, an image and
video gallery, a glossary and teachers guide.
Bomb - http://www.conorblevins.btinternet.co.uk/
Quotes and information about the bombs dropped on the Japanese cities of
Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Small picture gallery.
Bombing: How to Protect Yourself - http://foody.org/atomic/atomic00.html
Full text and illustrations from the 1950 atom-war survival
|Atomic force and
bombs - http://www2.vo.lu/homepages/geko/atom/atomhome.htm
Nuclear weapon history site. Information on the Manhattan Project, the
bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and nuclear weapons technology. Luxembourg site in
Foundation - http://www.atomicheritage.org
Information about a symposium on the Manhattan Project, a film, the goals
of the Foundation and other projects.
Veterans History Project - http://www.aracnet.com/~pdxavets/
Personal narratives, photographs of exercises and tests at the Nevada
Test Site, 1946 to 1962.
Atoll - http://www.bikiniatoll.com/
Information on Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands, the site of many
American nuclear tests in the 1940s and 1950s. Includes a history of the islands and the
nuclear tests as well as information on efforts to clean up radioactive contamination and US
|Bobby and the
A-Bomb Factory - http://www.bob.myers.name/bobby/
Provides a free version of Bob Myers' childhood memoir about growing up
in the 1950s in the shadow of the Hanford A-Bomb plant.
History - http://www.cns-snc.ca/branches/manitoba/history.html
A chronology of general and Canadian achievements and events in the
history of nuclear energy. Traces the development of the CANDU reactor and the commercial
power industry in Canada. Includes notes and links to further
|Canada's Role in
the Atomic Bomb Programs of the US, UK, France & India - http://ccnr.org/chronology.html
A chronology of Canada's contributions to the nuclear weapon programs of
several countries. Includes material on the production of plutonium at Chalk River and the
accident there, the development and export of CANDU reactors, a picture gallery and other
|Chronological Table of Nuclear
Weapons - http://www.ask.ne.jp/~hankaku/english/chronotbl.html
A detailed chronology of events significant in the development of nuclear
weapon technology. Covers the entire twentieth century.
|Chronology of Nuclear Testing in
the Marshall Islands - http://www.rmiembassyus.org/nuclear/chronology.html
Dates and map of US nuclear weapons tests in the Marshall Islands in the
Pacific Ocean. A timeline with entries relating to the dislocation of the people of the
Marshalls and damages resulting from the testing.
|Citizen Kurchatov - http://www.pbs.org/opb/citizenk/index.html
A biography of Stalin's enigmatic director of the Soviet project to build
the atomic bomb. Details his efforts as head of the project to develop first the atomic bomb
and then the hydrogen bomb. Includes documents and links.
|Citizens Nuclear Information
Center - http://www.cnic.or.jp/english/index.html
Provides updates on the nuclear industry in Japan, follows events in
depth that affect the public and publishes informational literature on nuclear topics.
English version of a Japanese site.
|City of Hiroshima: Atomic Bomb and
Peace - http://www.city.hiroshima.jp/english/menu1.html
Historical information regarding the damage from the bombing of the city.
Also includes information about the Peace Memorial, the A-Domes registration as a World
Heritage Site, and about the city today.
War - The Atomic Age: From fission to fallout - http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/experience/the.bomb/history.
A brief history of the beginning of the Atomic Age including photographs,
video clips and links. Part of a series on the Cold War.
|Comprehensive History of US Atomic Bomb
Testing - http://www.fas.org/nuke/hew/Usa/Tests/
Details of surface and subsurface atomic tests conducted in the United
States and their impact on human health. Includes maps of test sites and links to summaries
of individual shots.
|Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) Site
Home - http://www.clw.org/coalition/ctbindex.htm
Documents and analysis of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty,
ratification, nuclear testing, Stockpile Stewardship, and monitoring and verification. A
large collection of articles, links and documents relating to the Comprehensive Test Ban
|Conelrad: All Things
Atomic - http://www.conelrad.com/
Devoted to atomic culture past and present. The creation of writers who
grew up in the shadow of the bomb and all its attendant pop culture fallout, list of atomic
|COTMP - http://www.childrenofthemanhattanproject.org/
Large site by the Children of the Manhattan Project group with
biographies, articles, photos, historic documents and other materials relating to the
|Cultural Resources Program - The Hanford
Site Historic District - http://www.hanford.gov/doe/culres/historic/
Information on the historic buildings at Hanford, photographs, B reactor
documents, a chronology of Hanford, treatment information, the agreement with Washington
State, and other documents.
Energy - Historical Nuclear Weapons Test Films - http://www.nv.doe.gov/news&pubs/photos&films/testfilms.ht
Recently declassified footage of nuclear tests. Tapes are available for
order. Clips and descriptions are available to view at the site.
|Department of Energy
Documents - http://www.osti.gov/html/osti/opennet/document/fulltext.html
Documents relating to stockpile, testing, safety, reactor programs and
other nuclear issues made available under the Openness Initiative at the DOE Secretaries
June 27, 1994, Press Conference.
|Department of Energy
Documents 2 - http://www.osti.gov/html/osti/opennet/document/fultext2.html
Documents relating to classification of DOE Material, reprocessing,
plutonium and other nuclear issues made available under the Openness Initiative at the DOE
Secretaries February 6, 1996, Press Conference.
|Documents Related to the Cold
War - http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/coldwar.htm
Full text original documents relating to the Cold War period. Covers the
years from 1945 to 1986. A very wide range of material dealing with many points of view.
Also has a retrospective section looking back on the era.
|Documents Relating to the
Development of the Atomic Bomb and Its use on Hiroshima and Nagasaki - http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/hiroshim.htm
A large collection of original documents relating to the decision to
develop and use the atomic bomb. Historic reports from the Manhattan Project, and
correspondence, memos, diary entries and reports from a variety of major decision makers of
|DOE/NV - Photo
Library - http://www.nv.doe.gov/news&pubs/photos&films/photolib.htm
A collection of historic still photos of nuclear tests at the Nevada Test
Site and in the Pacific Ocean. Also includes photos of test preparations at the Test Site,
waste management facilities, other infrastructure at the site, and wildlife living on the
Publications - Historical Reports - http://www.nv.doe.gov/news&pubs/publications/historyreports/d
Links to full text historic reports on various aspects of nuclear weapons
testing by the United States available for download in PDF format, including "United
States Nuclear Tests, July 1945 through September 1992" a listing of every
Roulette - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/russia/
Discusses missing nuclear materials from the former Soviet Union,
suitcase bombs, interviews, readings, the future of nuclear weapons and the Russian nuclear
|Harry Daghlian: America's
first peacetime atom bomb fatality - http://members.tripod.com/~Arnold_Dion/Daghlian/index.html
Daghlian worked for the Manhattan Project. The site tells his story and
serves as a memorial.
|Health Physics Historical Instrumentation
Museum Collection - http://www.orau.com/ptp/museumdirectory.htm
Online tour of the museums holdings in the area of health physics
including a large selection of radioactive quack cures, dosimeters, geiger-mueller counters,
fluoroscopes used to fit shoes, and x-ray apparatus. Early in the century many health claims
were made for radioactive substances and apparatus.
Weapons Archive - http://www.fas.org/nuke/hew/.
Discusses the physics of the various types of nuclear weapons and the
effects of nuclear explosions. Includes a history, images, and chronology of atomic and
thermonuclear weapons testing.
of Efforts for the Test Ban - http://www.clw.org/coalition/cthist.htm
Links to resources on the history of national and international efforts
to ban all nuclear weapons testing. Includes resources on past American presidents' policies
toward nuclear test bans.
Nuclear Power Plant Safety - http://users.owt.com/smsrpm/nksafe/
A time line covering the period from the 1940s to the present day and
detailing the development of safety features, practices and systems in nuclear power plants.
Includes bibliographic references.
|History of Nuclear Weapons
Testing - http://www.greenpeace.org/~comms/nukes/ctbt/read9.html
A brief history of nuclear testing worldwide by
|History of Oak
Ridge National Laboratory - http://www.ornl.gov/info/history/
Historic photographs, full text of a detailed history of the site and the
part it played during and after WWII, a timeline, the directors and contractors through the
years and fact sheets.
Pantex - http://www.pantex.com/ds/pxgena2a.htm
An account by a long time employee of the beginning and development of
the Pantex plant which produces nuclear weapons. Part of a larger site that covers the
current mission of Pantex.
|History of the Plutonium Production
Facilities at the Hanford Site Historic District, 1943-1990, Manhattan Project: 1943-1946,
Cold War Era: 1947-1990 - http://www.hanford.gov/docs/rl-97-1047/index.htm
A complete history of the development of the Hanford Reservation site
during the Manhattan Project and the Cold War, covering the period from 1943 to 1990.
Details the construction, operation and history of facilities on the
|How the Bomb Saved
Soviet Physics - http://www.thebulletin.org/issues/1994/nd94/nd94Holloway.html
The story of the development of the Soviet bomb and its effect on physics
in the Soviet Union. Discusses the political pressures of Stalinist Russia on the study of
physics and the conduct of the effort to produce a bomb.
|In the Matter of J. Robert
Oppenheimer - http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/abomb/oppmenu.htm
By the Avalon Project of the Yale Law School, has original documents from
the findings and recommendation of the Personnel Security Board in the case of Dr.
Oppenheimer. Includes letters, and the opinion written by the Atomic Energy
Nuclear Central - http://www.nci.org/ind-pak.htm
Reference materials, current issues, editorials and data on the nuclear
programs of India and Pakistan. Has maps, links to media sites, links to sites from both
countries, and a collection of Nuclear Control Institute documents on the issues
|It Seems Like Yesterday -
Winter 99: The Atomic Age - http://www.itseemslikeyesterday.com/1999_winter/index.asp<
A history of the Atomic Age of the 1950s. Includes links to a few feature
articles from the 1950s that let the reader get an idea of the social impact of atomic
weapons on American society.
|Kurchatov Institute - http://www.kiae.ru/eng/wel/dmk/bdma.htm
A museum about Igor Kurchatov, head of the USSR's A-bomb project, and
Soviet nuclear weapons research. Provides virtual tours of Kurchatov's life and Soviet
atomic research facilities.
|Lawrence and His
Laboratory - http://www.lbl.gov/Science-Articles/Research-Review/Magazine/1981
Scientific history of the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National
Laboratory's first 50 years (1931-1981).
Online - http://www.dannen.com/szilard.html
Leo Szilard (1898-1964) participated in the American Manhattan Project
but afterwards became a leading critic of the Cold War nuclear arms race. Includes
biographical information, documents, photos, audio, links.
|Living Under a Mushroom Cloud: Fear
and Hope in the Atomic Age - http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/museum/atomic/
Virtual version of an museum exhibit. Addresses the ambivalence of the
public toward atomic power and weapons in the period between 1945 and 1965. Articles,
Alamos Nuclear Laboratory - Research Library: History - http://lib-www.lanl.gov/infores/history/
A collection of links from the Los Alamos Nuclear Laboratory on its role
in the history of American nuclear weapons development.
Slotin Memorial - http://web.ncf.ca/lavitt/louisslotin.html
Dr. Slotin was a scientist involved with the development of the atomic
bomb as part of the Manhattan Project. Tells the story of his work, life and death in an
accident at Los Alamos.
Project - http://library.thinkquest.org/17940/texts/timeline/manhattan.html
Information, atomic timeline, how fusion works, how fission works,
survey, forums, test, and explanation of the atom.
|Milestones - http://www.dae.gov.in/milestone.htm
Chronology of the development of the atomic energy agency in India and
the achievements of the agency in both power production and weapons
Museum - http://www.atomicmuseum.com/
A museum covering the historical development of atomic energy and
armaments. Includes virtual tours of Manhattan Project, nuclear arms, delivery systems,
nuclear non-proliferation, and non-military applications of nuclear
Our History - http://www.nrc.gov/who-we-are/history.html
A brief history of the agency and it's predecessor, the
|Nuclear Age Peace
Foundation - http://www.wagingpeace.org/menu/resources/archives/index.htm
An archive of articles on nuclear armaments, testing, test bans, and
treaties. Links to articles on related topics including nuclear power, NATO, disarmament and
the arms trade.
Timeline - http://www.em.doe.gov/timeline/
Nuclear Age Timeline, The timeline traces the nuclear age from the
discovery of x-rays and radioactivity to the explosion of the first atomic bomb through the
cold war to its thaw and the cleanup of the nuclear weapons complex.
|Nuclear And Thermonuclear
Weapons - http://www.zvis.com/nuclear/gatornuk.shtml
Database of nuclear explosions, image gallery of test photos of US and
other nuclear tests, chronology and background information on nuclear
Management - http://www.ne.doe.gov/uranium/history.html
A brief history of the Department of Energies responsibilities for
uranium stewardship, a time line of uranium history, photos, links to current information
about uranium use and sales in the US today.
History Site - http://nuclearhistory.tripod.com/
History and technology of nuclear weapons and power. Discusses Manhattan
Project, development of the Superbomb, nuclear testing, nuclear energy issues, waste and
other related topics.
|Nuclear Notebook--The Facts
and Figures - http://www.bullatomsci.org/issues/nukenotes/nukenote.html<
Collection of Nuclear Notebook columns from the Bulletin of Atomic
Scientists by Robert S. Norris and William Arkin of the Natural Resources Defense Council
from 1995 through the present.
|Nuclear Testing in India and
Pakistan: Selected Internet Resources - http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/SSEAL/SouthAsia/nuclear.html
Information on Indian and Pakistani nuclear weapons research and
development. Includes statements, position papers, research and analysis, news coverage and
opinion polls, and related information on nuclear proliferation.
research on the Internet - http://www.nukefix.org/link.html
In depth collection of links to nuclear news, information, research,
searches on nuclear topics, software to model nuclear blast effects, history, commentary,
and links pages.
|Nuclear Weapons - http://www.fas.org/nuke/intro/nuke/index.html
Information on nuclear weapons design, production, materials, testing and
effects both historic and current. Includes diagrams and explanations of the physics and
engineering involved in weapons design.
|Nuclear Weapons Museum at
Arzamas-16 - http://www.vniief.ru/museum/museum_e.html
An online photographic tour of the museum at the Los Alamos of the former
Soviet Union, Arzamas-16. Photos and descriptions of the first Soviet atomic bomb, hydrogen
bomb, the development of tactical and ballistic weapons, and the installations used for
|Nuke Pop Home Page - http://www.wsu.edu/~brians/nukepop/index.html
An examination of the effect of the atomic age on popular culture in
America. Deals with everything from mushroom clouds on record covers to movies and comic
|Operation Crossroads, Nuclear Tests at
Bikini - http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq76-1.htm
Detailed information from the US Navy Historical Center on Operation
Crossroads, the first postwar nuclear test conducted at Bikini Atoll. Includes the
composition of the task force, data on the target ships, historic artwork depicting aspects
of the opperation, sources and links.
|ORNL: The First 50
Years - http://www.ornl.gov/info/ornlreview/rev25-34/net225.html
History of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory from the 1940s to the 1990s,
including the Manhattan Project era. Details the building of the lab, addition of
facilities, the scientists who worked there, and the surrounding
Nuclear Era - http://wso.williams.edu/~globe/Nuketoc.htm
A history of the discovery, development and consequences of nuclear
energy including the economic, social, philosophical, environmental and political results of
the influence of nuclear energy. Includes photos, definitions of terms used, links to
further information and a description of the physical principals of nuclear
|Pakistan's Nuclear Test - http://www.cdi.org/issues/testing/pak1.html
Fact sheet on Pakistan's nuclear weapons tests, reactors, research
facilities, uranium enrichment and plutonium and tritium production plants, and weapons
manufacturing facilities. Includes map.
Project on NATO and the Warsaw Pact - http://www.isn.ethz.ch/php/
Provides documentation on the development of NATO and the Warsaw Pact
during the Cold War, their mutual threat perceptions and military plans, and their
significance for our time. It presents new evidence from the archives of both NATO and
former Warsaw Pact countries.
|Physicians for Social Responsibility: New Nuclear Weapons and
Strategy - http://www.psr.org/home.cfm?
Position papers describing PSR's opposition to nuclear testing, on test
bans, and on related topics.
|Purdue Physics - The
War Period - http://www.physics.purdue.edu/about_us/history/war_period.shtml
Essay on the war time history of the physics department of Purdue
University detailing work done there as a part of the Manhattan Project and in physics in
Network - http://www.physics.isu.edu/radinf/hist.htm
Collection of links on the history of radiation and radiation
|Scientific Data of the Nagasaki
Atomic Bomb Disaster - http://www-sdc.med.nagasaki-u.ac.jp/n50/start-E.html
Information on the physical, medical and epidemiological effects of the
bombing of Nagasaki. Includes the testimony of Dr. Raisuke Shirabe, maps of the destroyed
areas, and a list of links for further information.
World - http://www.siloworld.com/
History of early ICBM's, missile launch facilities, the work of the
missileers, collection of historic photos of silos under construction, in operation and the
missiles they contained.
Historical Highlights - http://www.srs.gov/general/about/hilits.htm
An outline of the history of the Savanna River Site and it's part in the
story of the atomic bomb.
Fire. A film by John Friedman and Eric Nadler - http://www.stealingthefirefilm.com
Film Documentary. Traces the history on how top-secret nuclear
technology was sold to Third World nations.
American Experience | Race for the Super Bomb - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bomb/index.html
Material from the documentary on the US/Soviet race to develop the
hydrogen bomb. Includes a timeline, photographs, the people who were involved, maps, film
clips of nuclear tests and a teachers guide.
Age: A Brief Overview - http://www.turkeyland.net/atom.html
An overview of the Manhattan Project, the use of the bomb, the
development of the Cold War and the physics of nuclear weapons. Includes photographs and a
|The Atomic Bomb - http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Agora/4526/index1.html
Describes the process of fission as it relates to the bomb, covers the
effects on people and buildings, has a timeline of events in the development of the bomb,
and photos of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as other bomb effects.
Century - http://tis.eh.doe.gov/ohre/roadmap/achre/intro_1.html
History of the development of nuclear energy, human radiation
experiments, the effects on people of the developments in nuclear
Atomic Duty of Bill Bires - http://www.aracnet.com/~histgaz/atomi/bires/
A short history of Pvt. Bill Bires' military duty with Co."A"
231st Engineer Combat Battalion at the Nevada Test Sites Camp Desert Rock for the test
series Buster Jangle in 1951.
for My Pillow--A Child of the Atomic Age - http://atomicchildhood.songsmyth.com
A young African-American man's reminiscence of growing up in the shadow
of nuclear annihilation during the 1950's. Educators may copy it
|The Bureau of
Atomic Tourism - http://www.atomictourist.com/
The Bureau of Atomic Tourism promotes tourist locations that have either
been the site of atomic explosions, display exhibits on the development of atomic devices,
or contain atomic weapons delivery systems. Includes links to related
War - http://www.pjhealy.com/coldwar/
Article discussing it's origins, impact on the social history of the US
and Russia, effect on foreign policy, the arms race, and the lessons learned. Includes
photographs and opinion pieces on Cold War topics.
|The Collision Between
Western Civilization and Advanced Science and Technology - http://sopris.net/mpc/
An examination of the impact of the advent on nuclear weapons on society
and culture in the West. A large collection of quotes on the subject, photos, and analysis
of the influences and their consequences.
Pile - http://hep.uchicago.edu/cp1.html
Large excerpt from "The First Reactor," published December,
1982 by the U.S Department of Energy. Discusses the first sustained nuclear chain reaction
which occurred in 1942 at the University of Chicago.
History of Nuclear Testing: A Chronology - http://www.clw.org/control/ctbchron.html
Key dates in the history of nuclear armaments tests and efforts to ban
e Impact of the Cold War on Washington, Hanford and the Tri Cities - http://www.washington.edu/uwired/outreach/cspn/hstaa432/lesson_24
An examination of the changes brought about by the development of Hanford
as a part of the nuclear weapons complex and the effects on the region over the course of
the period from the 1940's through the current time.
|The Khariton Version
of the Soviet Nuclear Program - http://www.bullatomsci.org/issues/1993/may93/may93Khariton.html
A history of the politics and policies of the Soviet atomic and
thermonuclear weapons research by one of the USSR's leading nuclear
|The Men Behind Britain's
Bomb - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?
Article about the scientists involved in developing Britain's atomic bomb
with supporting materials regarding the physics and technology involved in the project, and
underground testing. Links to diagram of modern warhead and article about the ratification
of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty by the UK.
|The NRDC Nuclear Program's Table of
Contents to The Internet and the Bomb - http://www.nrdc.org/nuclear/nuguide/guinx.asp
A large collection of information and links on nuclear weapons put
together by the Natural Resources Defence Council. Includes governmental, technical and news
media sources as well as non-governmental organizations, with appendixes on DOE policy,
weapons treaties, GAO reports and other information.
Nuclear Connection - http://www.nicap.dabsol.co.uk/ncp-home.htm
Traces connections between UFO sightings and the history of US nuclear
research and development activities.
Files - http://www.NuclearFiles.org/
Explore political and ethical dilemmas, challenges of the Nuclear Age.
Discusses waste, power, weapons, the scientists and politicians involved, strategy,
treaties, and other aspects of nuclear policy.
|The Partial Test Ban
Treaty - http://www.fletcher.tufts.edu/multi/texts/BH454.txt
Text of the 1963 treaty signed by the US, the UK, and the USSR banning
atmospheric, oceanic, and extraterrestrial testing of nuclear
|The Pershing Weapon System and
its Elimination - http://www.redstone.army.mil/history/systems/pershing/
Covers the history of the Pershing. Includes a detailed chronology,
historic photos, film clips of launches, and materials related to design and testing of the
|The Swords of
Armageddon - http://www.uscoldwar.com/
A site promoting a CD Rom set containing an encyclopedic history of U.S.
nuclear weapons history. Gives examples of articles contained on CD, the table of contents,
ordering information and a periodic newsletter.
|The U.S. Nuclear Weapons
Production and Naval Nuclear Propulsion Complex - http://www.brook.edu/fp/projects/nucwcost/sites.htm
Annotated list of nuclear weapons facilities operated by the US
Government or by contractors on their behalf. Includes date of establishment, function, and
other information including links to the official web page of the facility and its
|Titan II ICBM Web Page - http://www.teleport.com/~boelling/titan.html
Describes the mission and capabilities of the system, includes photos,
launch history, diagrams of the components of the missiles and their launch facilities and
Homepage - http://www.nuc.berkeley.edu/neutronics/todd/frame/open.html
Collection of links on a variety of nuclear topics, including: university
programs, job openings, reactors, anti-nuclear groups, weapons testing, waste disposal,
computing, health physics, and engineering.
Beyond - http://www.vce.com/trinity.html
(the Atomic Bomb Movie)Website devoted to documentary films dealing with
atomic history and obscure material on atomic testing. Contains many unique and rare
QuickTime movies and jpeg photos regarding atomic testing and nuclear
Atomic Web Site - http://www.cddc.vt.edu/host/atomic/
Discusses nuclear weapons technology, the effects of nuclear weapons,
atmospheric testing, civil defence, and nuclear accidents. Includes an gallery of test
photos and an annotated bibliography.
|U.S. Nuclear Weapons Cost Study
Project - http://www.brook.edu/FP/PROJECTS/NUCWCOST/WEAPONS.HTM
The Brookings Institution studied the history of nuclear weapons
development, production, and testing in the United States. Extensive information on
historical weapons programs and their costs.
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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - http://www.bullatomsci.org/issues/1999/nd99/nd99norris.html
A short history of American nuclear weapons deployments on foreign soil,
often without the knowledge of the host country, from 1945 to 1977. Includes graphs of
deployments by region.