A-bomb museum items on Google

Aug 19, 2013

A-bomb museum items on Google

Internet search giant Google Inc. unveiled Monday an online collection of items displayed at museums in Hiroshima and Nagasaki documenting the 1945 U.S. atomic bombings. It is the first time Japanese facilities have been featured on Google’s Cultural Institute multimedia site, which provides the ...

A-bombed cities don't buy Abe vow

| Aug 10, 2013

A-bombed cities don't buy Abe vow

by Mai Iida

Is Prime Minister Shinzo Abe truly willing to play an active role in ridding the world of nuclear arms? That was the question posed by atomic bomb survivors, mayors and peace activists at a series of events Tuesday and Friday commemorating the 68th anniversary ...

Students form chain at Nagasaki monument

Aug 9, 2013

Students form chain at Nagasaki monument

On the 68th anniversary Friday of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, 150 high school students formed a human chain around a monument set up at the epicenter of the blast, calling for world peace through the power of youth. “I strongly feel that atomic ...

Aug 5, 2013

Scholars hunt for dispersed A-bomb health logs

by Mai Iida

Japanese scholars are trying to locate records of early research on the health impact of radiation from the 1945 U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to create a digital archive accessible to anyone. The scholars began by searching for photos, records of medical ...