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LLNL Atmospheric Nuclear Tests
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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The U.S. conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962, with multiple cameras capturing each event at around 2,400 frames per second. But in the decades since, around 10,000 of these films sat idle, scattered across the country in high-security vaults. Not only were they gathering dust, the film material itself was slowly decomposing, bringing the data they contained to the brink of being lost forever. For the past five years, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) weapon...
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Cory Doctorow Podcast
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Listen to science fiction novelist and short story writer Cory Doctorow read from his work in these podcasts. Click for more information about author Cory Doctorow .
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"These spectacular computer-generated images are the result of years of programming from computer wizard James Shiflett. This unique kaleidoscope of intricately changing images features more than two million colors and infinite patterns. Dazzle was created live to the music of John Serrie. This "best of" compilation of his Miramar recordings enhances the ever-changing visuals to create an experience unlike any other." -- description from box.
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LLNL Atmospheric Nuclear Tests
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The U.S. conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962, with multiple cameras capturing each event at around 2,400 frames per second. These are the declassified films of tests conducted by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Topic: lawrence livermore national labs, nuclear tests, atom bomb