This cheerfully terrifying 3 minute video gives us an idea what the effects of a nuclear blast would be on our bodies.
Here’s a quality video from minutephysics which explains the primary reason we should be concerned about nuclear weapons, the threat of nuclear winter.
This ten minute video gives an introduction to the nuclear football, the device that any President would use to order a launch of nuclear weapons.
This video from the Associated Press provides a quick look inside an American nuclear base.
Here’s an hour long interview with author Eric Schlosser about his book, “Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety”.
Could we stop a hurricane by blowing it to bits with a nuclear bomb? Um, sorry Mr. President, no way.
This 5 minute video from SciShow offers a quick look at the problem of stopping a nuclear missile which has been launched.
CNN’s Tom Foreman discusses how nuclear weapons are made small enough to be launched on ballistic missiles.
Here’s a compelling Ted Talk by Ira Helfand, co-President of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, the group that won the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize.
This 45 minute documentary traces the history that led to the construction and detonation of the largest man made explosion in human history, the Russian’s Tsar Bomba, a nuclear bomb with 3,000 times more power than the weapon dropped on Hiroshima.