Science: Still Hot

"What are they worrying about?" asked Editor Thomas Dabney of the Socorro, N.Mex. Chieftain. "All the critters came back to the crater, and they're just as ornery as they ever were."

Last week, on the fourth anniversary of the explosion of the first atomic bomb, reporters were being shown around the crater at "Trinity," birthplace of the Atomic Age. The crater, still surrounded by a high wire fence, is still radioactive. A man lying down in it for only a few hours would get all the radiation he could safely absorb in a week.

Green Scum & Twisted Steel. Since the crater was...

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