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WWII Aircraft Carrier Used in Atomic Bomb Tests Found Intact on Sea Floor

A team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has located the wreck of the 623-foot USS Independence, an American light aircraft carrier that served in World War II before being rocked by two atomic blasts during the famous bomb tests at the Bikini Atoll. The ship was scuttled off the coast of San Francisco […]

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Lab Hosts Inaugural Radiological Resiliency Conference

What does it take for a city to recover from a radiological disaster? That question was at the heart of the April 10 inaugural International Symposium on Radiological Resilience & Beyond. The symposium offered discussions and talks on the current needs for increasing societal resilience to radiological events and brought to Berkeley Lab experts from […]

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