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Jul 13, 2010 1:37 am

Isao Hashimoto's "1945-1998"

An animation of deliberate nuclear explosions from 1945 to 1998:

"This piece of work is a bird's eye view of the history by scaling down a month length of time into one second. No letter is used for equal messaging to all viewers without language barrier. The blinking light, sound and the numbers on the world map show when, where and how many experiments each country have conducted." – Isao Hashimoto

As Brandon Watson suggests, it begins slowly,"but soon becomes quite the fireworks display."

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