Archive for January, 2010

 Atomic Energy as a Force for Good (Part I) and (Part II) can be viewed at the Prelinger Archives @ Internet Archive. There are a plethora of compelling philosophical issues raised in the film, including the ethics of nuclear war, nuclear weapons facility siting, & NIMBY (“not in my backyard”), and “atoms for peace.” Screen legends Paul […]

A terrible scan but readable, Medical Aspects of Atomic Weapons was prepared for the National Security Resources Board by the Department of Defense (DOD) and the U.S Atomic Energy Commission, or AEC (Washington, DC, 1950: SuDoc Pr 33.702:At 7). Medical Aspects is an interesting doc in comparison with the almost bland Handbook Of Atomic Weapons For Medical Officers (June, […]