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Nevada Test Site pioneer lauded

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The world is a much different place now than it was almost 50 years ago when Troy Wade began work at the Nevada Test Site, and the USSR was the chief nuclear adversary of the United States.
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The Mouse Has Left the Building - PCT - Pest Control Technology

The Mouse Has Left the Building - PCT - Pest Control Technology | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
On the morning of Dec. 11, the end of an era was marked when cranes removed Atomic Pest Control’s 10-foot-tall, 1,200-pound iconic mouse from the company’s Elvis Presley Blvd., building in Memphis.
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"the mouse has left the building"  lol

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Surviving Nuclear Fallout | Monique E2E

Surviving Nuclear Fallout | Monique E2E | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
Fallout shelters in the event of Cold War atomic warfare on American soil.
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Video Landing Page

Video Landing Page | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
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Nuclear Rocket, Other Nuke Novelties Neighbor Yucca Mountain

Nuclear Rocket, Other Nuke Novelties Neighbor Yucca Mountain | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
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A recent court decision has renewed the possibility that Nevada's Yucca Mountain may yet become the nation's repository for nuclear waste, of which the General Accounting Office estimates the U.S.
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Daily life in the area of nuclear testing in Nevada. Instructions for residents

Daily life in the area of nuclear testing in Nevada. Instructions for residents | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
War in Asia caused the United States to reconsider testing nuclear weapons in the Pacific Ocean and to look for a continental test site. Conflict in K ...
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New film explores fallout from weapons testing

New film explores fallout from weapons testing | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
EMMETT, Idaho — Nine years ago, Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo made a promise to victims of nuclear fallout from Cold War weapons testing in Nevada.
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Sixty-Eight Years Ago: Truman Opened the Nuclear Era With a Lie About Hiroshima | The Nation

Sixty-Eight Years Ago: Truman Opened the Nuclear Era With a Lie About Hiroshima | The Nation | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
Harry Truman claimed Hiroshima was "a military base." When tens of thousands of women and children had just been incinerated by the atomic bomb.
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Son translates book of surgeon who treated Hiroshima A-bomb victims - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Son translates book of surgeon who treated Hiroshima A-bomb victims - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
The memoirs of a Japanese military surgeon who treated victims of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima have been translated into English to spread a message of peace to the world.
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Preserving the Horrors of Hiroshima

Preserving the Horrors of Hiroshima | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
The race to record the accounts of survivors while they're still here to tell their stories
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In-Site-Ful

In-Site-Ful | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
Past the nuclear reactor, around the corner from the radiation monitors, tucked in nice and cozy near the B-53 thermonuclear weapon?
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Bikini Atoll mushroom cloud - An atomic anniversary for the Bikini Atoll (pictures)

Bikini Atoll mushroom cloud - An atomic anniversary for the Bikini Atoll (pictures) | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
Test Baker marked the first-ever underwater nuclear explosion when the 23 kiloton device was detonated on July 25, 1946.
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The National Atomic Testing Museum - Las Vegas, Nevada

The National Atomic Testing Museum - Las Vegas, Nevada | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
The motorhome is parked at Thousand Trails RV Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. My scheduled departure date is Friday, February 13th. Mary continues to be occupied with personal business. I am now not e...
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5 places to revisit the Atomic Age

5 places to revisit the Atomic Age | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
The country's only restored Nike missile site is now part of the National Parks system and open for tours (provided, of course, the government isn't still shut down).
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Atomic Liquors in Vegas made the list :-)

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UN News - United Nations marks International Day against Nuclear Tests

UN News - United Nations marks International Day against Nuclear Tests | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
As the United marked the International Day against Nuclear Tests, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on all States that have not yet signed and ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) to do so in order to achieve the goal of a...
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I-Team: Underground Las Vegas Home For Sale

I-Team: Underground Las Vegas Home For Sale | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
LAS VEGAS -- One of the most recent home listings in Las Vegas is a 16,500 square foot home selling for $1.7 million. However, there is one major catch -- the home is underground.
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Former Area 51 employee: Work there helped save world

Former Area 51 employee: Work there helped save world | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
After decades of speculation and haunting rumors, the U.S. government is finally acknowledging the existence of Area 51.
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How Cold War nuclear testing once made orbit unsafe for Apollo

How Cold War nuclear testing once made orbit unsafe for Apollo | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
Studies said astronauts could face fatal radiation in orbit—how did we get to the Moon?
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Out of sight, out of mind: a nuclear legacy - The Conversation

Out of sight, out of mind: a nuclear legacy The Conversation It was a key moment in the Cold War: 50 years ago, on August 5, 1963, US and the Soviet Union signed the Limited Test Ban Treaty banning nuclear tests in the atmosphere, underwater and in...
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'Atomic veteran' witnessed dawning of nuclear era

'Atomic veteran' witnessed dawning of nuclear era | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The 68th anniversary of the U.S. dropping atomic bombs on Japan, which helped to end World War II, holds a special significance for El Pasoan Gilberto Ornelas. [...] I was in the Pacific with the Navy when the U.S.
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Atomic Vegas: An Era of Influence | Monique E2E

Atomic Vegas: An Era of Influence | Monique E2E | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
In the 1950s nuclear testing comes to Las Vegas creating the atomic era.
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Letters found between Hiroshima peace museum head, Enola Gay pilot - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Letters found between Hiroshima peace museum head, Enola Gay pilot - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
HIROSHIMA--The pilot of the B-29 Enola Gay that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima seriously considered an invitation to visit the city in 1983, in letters he exchanged with the former head of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum that have been...
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Web-based Primary Sources for Nuclear History | Restricted Data

Web-based Primary Sources for Nuclear History | Restricted Data | Atomic Then & Now | Scoop.it
An attempt at a comprehensive list of online primary source resources for nuclear history.
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