There are thousands of films of the nuclear age. They document the 210 atmospheric nuclear tests the United States conducted between 1945 and 1962.
Until recently, these government-commissioned films had been scattered around different archives, though the bulk of them sat in boxes at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Fortunately, a team of physicists and film archivists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California decided to digitize the films before it was too late.
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