Uh Oh — Missouri Trash Fire Could Ignite World War II Atomic Waste
Near St. Louis, Missouri, there’s a landfill. And in this Bridgeton Landfill there’s nuclear waste dating back to the Manhattan Project, which produced America’s very first atomic bombs during World War II. Next to the Bridgeton Landfill is the West Lake landfill. This is a problem because the West... Read more
The Scientists Who Pee Plutonium
There is a club among atomic scientists who have worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Known as UPPU, it’s a strange, informal organization that began in 1951 and includes scientists who worked on the Manhattan Project and brought nuclear weapons to the world. It’s a small club, and only 26... Read more

Matthew Gault

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