TITLE

Fallout from Nuclear Weapons Tests and Cancer Risks

AUTHOR(S)
Simon, Steven L.; Bouville, André; Land, Charles E.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
American Scientist;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the implications of exposures to fallout from nuclear weapon tests and its associated cancer risks. It provides a historical background of the first test explosion of a nuclear weapon and cites basic facts about nuclear explosions. The article also describes how people are exposed to fallout and presents examples of fallout exposures.
ACCESSION #
19379720

 

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