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UNIVERSITY PLACE

Fallout: The Making of a Radioactive Exhibit

  • Aired: 02/20/2013
  • 01:12:20
  • Rating: TV-G
Micaela Sullivan-Fowler, Curator, Ebling Library, UW-Madison, examines the use of radiation throughout history including: the use of x-rays in diagnosis and treatment, occupational hazards of working with radiation, the military use of x-rays, the history of tanning, a UW connection with Marie Curie, bomb shelters in the 1960s, the bombing of Hiroshima and concerns about nuclear accidents.
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Micaela Sullivan-Fowler shares the history and uses of radiation and radioactive elements.
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