Grapple Slings and Moonshine: Conversations with the men who tested atomic weapons on Christmas Island

Becky Alexis-Martin, Research Fellow, Department of Geography, University of Southampton¬†@CalamityCake Nuclear testing is often portrayed as a bombastic process, overshadowed by the devastating majesty of mushroom clouds and described in terms of annihilation or dramatic uncertainty. This is understandable, given the inherently destructive nature of nuclear weapons. However, my aim is not to sensationalise the … Continue reading Grapple Slings and Moonshine: Conversations with the men who tested atomic weapons on Christmas Island