Hanford Science Forum 1957

Presented by General Electric, contractor for the United States Atomic Energy Commission, it’s the Hanford Science Forum and Dr. Richard F. Foster, manager of the Aquatic Biology Operation, assuring that the mildly radioactive materials entering the river are negligible and not hazardous to aquatic wild life.

He brings specimens for us to ogle!

Including a crawfish that he confides isn’t a popular foodstuff for people.

Secondly, we meet Doyle Burke, a senior at Columbia High School, and his science fair award winning dog skeleton.

I imagine Doyle named his dog skeleton. I wonder what it’s name was.

Read the introduction to the Remixing the Hanford Declassified Project paintings

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Juli Kearns is the author of Thunderbird and the Ball of Twine and Unending Wonders of a Subatomic World (or) In Search of the Great Penguin. She is also an artist/photographer, and the person behind the web alter of "Idyllopus Press".

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