Spinning the Risk: ‘The Effects of Nuclear Weapons’ Handbook

The Effects of Nuclear Weapons was by far the most popular handbook of nuclear defense during the Cold War. Adapted from an original publication of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (1950),[1] the handbook was amended and made commercially available for popular use (1957),[2] revised (1962), [3] reprinted (1964), [4] expanded (1977),[5] and even illicitly translated … Continue reading Spinning the Risk: ‘The Effects of Nuclear Weapons’ Handbook