Living With Radiation

Courtesy of the Combined Arms Research Library is a neat 1959 publication of the Atomic Energy Commission called Living With Radiation. Subtitled “The Problems of the Nuclear Age for the Layman”, it’s a fairly neat look at (almost certainly outdated) atomic theory and practice from a period when your friend the atom was the way of the future.

But wait, there’s more!

In addition to all kinds of wonderfully optimistic text:

…the book is filled with the sorts of truly kick-ass illustrations that could only come from a 1950s government publication:

Come on, look me in the eyes and tell me you don’t want a print of that hanging on the wall at your job… Yeah, that’s what I thought. 🙂

You can download ‘Living With Radiation’ here (2.72MB PDF file). Come on, you know you want to…

Published in: Geekiness, General, History | on June 23rd, 2010| No Comments »

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