Mauna Kea is a volcano on the island of Hawaii whose unique conditions make it a perfect location for telescopes. The problem? It is considered sacred land by the indigenous people of Hawaii, and building there raises many concerns about how marginalized groups are taken advantage of.
Seventy years ago, the world changed. We’d like to think that humanity was humbled by the destruction caused at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, but some 2000 atomic detonations later, it’s hard to believe we’ve learned our lesson.