Bob Apthorpe, nuclear engineer, defense waste cleanup & severe accident analyst, joins us to talk about nuclear meltdowns and other accidents involving radioactivity. We discuss scavenged radioactive materials recycled for building, the NRX Incident, the Windscale Disaster, as well as the crashed Soviet nuclear-powered satellite Kosmos 954 and Operation: Morning Light

Music: “Radioactive Mama” by Sheldon Allman



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  • Lynda

    Holy shit cakes dead authors podcast. Thank you.

  • Derek

    Can someone tag this as Season 5 so it appears in the Season 5 feed, please? I subscribe to all the seasons so I can keep them all on my phone, all at my fingertips. 🙂

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  • William

    My car gets 40 rods to the hogshead and that’s the way I likes it!

  • Peter Hornsby

    Thanks for the mention guys 🙂