Burned photographic film of the Trinity test. Credits: Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Nuclear Cartographies is a project which began taking shape in June 2022 through the Digital Humanities program at Cornell University.

Simply put, it seeks to map and visually represent the atomic circuit around the world through four different layers:

As a beta version, the current focus of this website is entirely dedicated to the French atomic circuit, though the lessons learned from it may be extrapolated to other nuclear nations.

Read more about the project, the atomic circuit, and the founder of Nuclear Cartographies here:

Long exposure of the Trinity atomic test. Credits: Los Alamos National Laboratory.