Thinking on Talks (parts I & II)
djk at tobit.co.uk
Tue Dec 6 18:22:53 GMT 2005
On Tue, 2005-12-06 at 18:09 +0000, Graham Seaman wrote:
> Jacqui Caren wrote:
> > Graham Seaman wrote:
> >> That would be the Windscale that blew up when I was a child,
> > Not blew up - just seriously crap design by the Brits.
> No, my memory is that it blew up, though not on the same scale as
> Chernobyl. This would have been some time around 1961, and the wind
> carried the plume across the country and dropped most of it on the East
> Midlands. Since one of my dad's jobs at the time was measuring
> radioactivity in grass consumed by local cows, I'm inclined to believe
> him in spite of the fact it was D-noticed out of the press.
Do you mean 1961 or do you mean the "Windscale Fire" in 1957?
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