Maika Nakao

Maika Nakao is a historian of science and culture. She received her Ph.D. in history of science from the University of Tokyo (2015). Her book 『核の誘惑: 戦前日本の科学文化と「原子力ユートピア」の出現』[ Allure of Nuclear: Science Culture in Prewar Japan and the Emergence of “Atomic Utopia”] was published in 2015 by Keisō Shōbō. She has produced the documentary film Memories of the Kyoto Cyclotron which was awarded a prize at the 50th Science and Technology Film/Video Festival (2009). She is currently working on the cultural history of radiation in Japan before and after the atomic bomb. See also: