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New Nuclear Educational Website

  1. Aug 4, 2012 #1
    The Criticality Project is the work in progress of six Columbia University students under the guidance of a Professor of Physics, Emlyn Hughes
    Stationed in outside of Geneva, Switzerland, the K=1 team works in conjunction with CERN (The European Center of Nuclear Research) as it travels Europe to seek out the critical knowledge concerning the Future of Nuclear Energy.

    Please visit our new Website at www.K1project.org for tutorials, videos and interviews from world leaders and scientists.

    Thank You
    The K1Project Team
     
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  3. Aug 4, 2012 #2

    tsutsuji

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    Describing Hiroshima and Nagasaki with flowers (here: http://k1project.org/weapons/hiroshima-and-nagasaki-the-long-term-health-effects/ [Broken] ) instead of showing the wounded with their scars is bad taste propaganda. I would rather recommend the following websites: http://hiroshima.mapping.jp/ and http://e.nagasaki.mapping.jp/p/nagasaki-archive.html and the Harry Mimura film reels like http://media.nara.gov/mopix/342/usaf/342-USAF-11034.wmv [Broken] or http://media.nara.gov/mopix/342/usaf/342-USAF-11078.wmv [Broken]
     
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  4. Aug 5, 2012 #3
    Hiroshima is a city that has been firmly linked with death, destruction, and danger in the public eye. The constant connecting of the name Hiroshima with images of scars and mangled bodies has led to many misconceptions regarding the current state of the city. If one really wants to serve the memory of those who were killed by the bombing, one should show how the city that they died for lives on (and isn't some nuclear waste land as many have been led to believe).

    I think this article ( http://k1project.org/weapons/hiroshima-and-nagasaki-the-long-term-health-effects/ [Broken] ) does a great service to the city of Hiroshima dispelling those mistaken assumptions and pointing toward the bright future of those strong people who have managed to endure after one of the most horrific events in human history.

    I don't know why that article can be seen as propaganda as the site appears to take a very hardline against the use and possession of nuclear weapons. Look at this documentary for instance http://k1project.org/documentaries/chainreaction/ [Broken]
    or these articles about disarmament http://k1project.org/weapons/globalzero/ [Broken]
    and http://k1project.org/weapons/disarmament-disarmed-the-stagnation-of-the-conference-on-disarmament/ [Broken]
     
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  5. Aug 6, 2012 #4

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    I think it is the opposite. Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the object of censorship by US authorities in Japan and in the United States until the 1970s. In the immediate aftermath, film makers were forbidden to film, and the press in Japan was censored. See Greg Mitchell The Great Hiroshima Cover-Up -- And the Nuclear Fallout for All of Us Today, Huffington Post, August 6, 2009. Also, "The Smithsonian’s ill-fated 1995 Enola Gay exhibit was doomed when Air Force Association and American Legion critics demanded the elimination of photos of Japanese bombing victims, particularly women and children, and insisted on removal of the charred lunch box containing carbonized rice and peas that belonged to a seventh-grade schoolgirl who disappeared in the bombing": Peter J. Kuznick, The Decision to Risk the Future: Harry Truman, the Atomic Bomb and the Apocalyptic Narrative, Japan Focus, July 23, 2007.

    Do you have evidence of the existence of such misconceptions ? Personally, I have never heard anybody having misconceptions about the present states of both cities.
     
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