Declassified nuclear-test films yield critical insights

RT America

Published on Mar 17, 2017

Thousands of once highly-classified videos of nuclear bomb tests conducted in the 1950s and 60s have come to light through analysis and publication by the Lawrence Livermore National Lab. The films were used to measure the fireballs and shockwaves of the explosions. RT America’s Simone Del Rosario reports on the films’ discovery and digitization, as well as the critical need to study them in light of what we’ve learned in intervening decades.”


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