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Nuclear Fallout (p. 40)
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Atomic and nuclear explosions have created terrible environmental damage, both at the time of explosion and through fallout, or the descent of radioactive particles after such an explosion. Research the effects of fallout as experienced in Japan after World War II, in the Ukraine with the 1986 accident at Chernobyl, or at various nuclear testing sites. How much does Aiken's world resemble a real-life nuclear aftermath? How is it different? Write a short research paper about your findings.