July 16, 1945 and the Legacy
This is pretty fascinating and sobering.
If you were asked the question, “How many nuclear explosions have occurred in the world since July 16, 1945?”, what would you guess? 100? 200?
Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto created this video, where he compressed the passage of a month to one second, and tracked the number of nuclear detonations between ‘45 and ‘98. The vid starts slowly, then escalates.
2,053. Just thought I’d throw that out again.
The artist also notes that, although the high number is startling, only two of those detonations were unleashed on populations.