University Place

Fallout: The Making of a Radioactive Exhibit

Special | 1h 12m 20s

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.

Aired: 02/20/13

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?