Nuclear Security

Nuclear weapons test: what's the damage to people and places?

A radiation sign is seen, with a sarcophagus covering the damaged fourth reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the background, April 4, 2011.

Decades later, nuclear test zones are still uninhabitable Image: Reuters/Gleb Garanich

Simon Torkington
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 A North Korean newsreader announces the test
Image: Reuters
 A mushroom cloud rises above Bikini Atoll in 1946
Image: Reuters
 A replica of the ‘Tsar Bomb’ on display in Moscow
Image: Reuters
 An explosion during the demolition of the Semipalatinsk test site in July 2000
Image: Reuters
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