Banana For Scale - Three Mile Island & Windscale

Banana For Scale - Three Mile Island & Windscale

Twas the night before Armageddon, and all through the Earth, not a single safety precaution was met, leading to disasters quite lacking in mirth. Today the hosts are joined by a guest, recounting on the radiation in which we were blessed. Three Mile Island and the unfortunate Sellafield, are the topic on which we discuss their banana like yield!

Sources Include:

  • American Experience: Meltdown at Three Mile Island. PBS Home Video, 1999. Film.

  • Windscale: Britains Biggest Nuclear Disaster. BBC2, 2007. Film. 

     

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