Fallout from Nuclear Weapons Tests and Cancer Risks

Simon, Steven L.; Bouville, André; Land, Charles E.
January 2006
American Scientist;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p48
Academic Journal
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.


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