How Oppenheimer addresses the paranoia round nuclear energy

J. Robert Oppenheimer (Cillian Murphy) watches a nuclear take a look at in progress

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Christopher Nolan
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Nuclear Now
Oliver Stone
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RADIATION isn’t a pestilence, however learn the medical research following any unintentional launch of radioactive materials and you can be forgiven for pondering in any other case. Within the UK, as an illustration, round 12 kilograms of uranium oxide escaped by way of the towers of the Windscale energy station from 1954 to 1957, giving about 300 folks terminal most cancers. The explosion at Chernobyl in 1986, which killed over 30 folks instantly, is more likely to have induced terminal most cancers …

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