Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
#bomb #nuclear #fallout
Fallout: Disasters, Lies, and the Legacy of the Nuclear Age
"The bombs were a weekend tourist destination." - Fred Pearce, Fallout: Disasters, Lies, and the Legacy of the Nuclear Age (2018)
The largest crater's diameter is about 400 meters. I didn't realize there were so many tests -- hundreds of them, making a pockmarked desert. Of course, not every test created a crater.
The government assured citizens the radiation was no hazard, as we will find is generally the line.