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A Nuclear Winter's Tale: Science and Politics in the 1980s

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The rise and fall of the concept of nuclear winter, played out in research activity, public relations, and Reagan-era politics.

The nuclear winter phenomenon burst upon the public's consciousness in 1983. Added to the horror of a nuclear war's immediate effects was the fear that the smoke from fires ignited by the explosions would block the sun, creating an extended "winter
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Hardcover, 403 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Mit Press
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