A Time-lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion From 1945 to 1998

Nuclear testing animated timelineHere’s a mesmerizing 14+ minute video created by Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto with a time-lapse map (single screenshot above) showing all of the nuclear explosions between 1945 and 1998, beginning with the “Trinity” test and concluding with Pakistan’s nuclear tests in  1998. Close your eyes for a moment and it sounds like you’re in a gambling casino near the digital slot machines.