Perspectives: Paradise

Perspectives: Paradise

On November 1st, 1952, the United States detonated the world's first thermonuclear device on the Enewetak atoll in the Pacific ocean. Additionally, there were 42 other tests on or near the atoll. The local population is still dealing with the aftermath .In this VR-experience you get a front row seat of this historic test, at a range of 10 kilometers. (6.2 miles)You get a detailed schematic look at the structure, stages and effects of a thermonuclear explosion. After the tests, what was done with the irradiated material? And what is life like on the islands today? Paradise is a part in our Perspectives series of immersive journalism experiences. NOTE: This is not a game. This is a narrative VR experience.

Recommended Age: 10+
Duration: 15 Minutes



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