Mushroom cloud from the atomic explosion over Nagasaki rising 18,000 m (59,000 ft) into the air on the morning of August 9, 1945. Via Wikimedia Commons

March 29 Common Hour: How real is the threat of nuclear war?

The first and only time nuclear weapons were used was 72 years ago. Why does a threat that seemed so unthinkable now seem eminent? At 11 a.m. March 29 in T-102, join faculty members Lee Whitted and John Sterlacci, who will engage in a discussion of the possibility of nuclear war.