Published in


End Times

The Morning We Learned How to Destroy the World

Seventy-four years after the end of World War II, we’re still living with the existential risk of nuclear holocaust — and it all began on a patch of desert called the Trinity Site

Credit: Historical / Contributor/Getty Images




The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.

Recommended from Medium

Daily links of Fernand0 — Enlaces diarios de Fernand0 — Issue #390

A rocket for hope

The Amazing Vision Of Animals

An Anecdote from a Symbiote

Human History Isn’t a Straight Line — It’s a Tangled Web — Dare to Know

Here, But Not There, Be Tigers: On Wallace’s Line

Section of tiger skin showing red and white fur marked with black lines.

Researchers Go “Nuclear” for Safety

How old science (the 1500s-1990s) differs from modern science (the 2000s)?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Bryan Walsh

Bryan Walsh

Journalist, author, dad. Former TIME magazine editor and foreign correspondent. Author of END TIMES, a book about existential risk and the end of the world.

More from Medium

Hydrogen the Silver Bullet or Smoking Gun to the Decarbonisation of Heating Our Homes?

Why Neoconservatives Must be Dinopilled

Evolution of the Federation

“Together, We Create!” spray painted in black lettering on an urban brick wall with shuttered windows.