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14C Hazards to Man of Nuclear and Allied Radiations Papers, calculations and correspondence (1958-1962) re biological hazard from increased 14C concentration nuclear bomb explosions and weapons testing

1958-1962, 1989
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Pochin, Sir Edward Eric
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Includes report by Willis and Maddock of Cambridge University, 'The Distribution of Radiocarbon from Nuclear Weapon Tests' [?1962]. Plus correspondence with Sir John Nabarro (Harley Street, London), concerning the medical report (attached) of a patent [initiating a lawsuit], with medical condition (myxoedema-thyroid deficiency) apparently resulting from 'close proximity to a UK Megaton Atmospheric Nuclear Weapon test known as Grapple Y' while a seaman on board the HMS Ulysses near Christmas Island on 28 Apr 1958 (13 Mar-3 Apr 1989).


1958-1962, 1989

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