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Historic nuclear weapons explosions footage released to public

Declassified footage of US atmospheric nuclear tests has been made available to the public for the first time. Weapon physicist Greg Spriggs recovered and digitised 4,200 films that were in danger of decomposing. Scientists can now use the data from the films to make sure aging US nuclear deterrents stay safe and efficient without further nuclear tests.

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