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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

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#bomb #nuclear #fallout

Fallout: Disasters, Lies, and the Legacy of the Nuclear Age

Fred Pearce

2018

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2019-06-10

"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.