In 2008, The New York Times created an infographic based on the book The Nuclear Express: A Political History of the Bomb and its Proliferation — charting how nuclear weapons have proliferated among nations since the United States became the first "nuclear state" in 1945. Though the chart is somewhat dated, it is still a fascinating look at how transfers of nuclear secrets and technology have unfolded over 65 years.
This NYT infographic depicts the growth of nuclear power. New York Times
April 6, 2010
of The Week magazine.