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Enewetak Atoll

Craters on Enewetak (formerly Eniwetok) Atoll, in the Marshall Islands (11°33’11.22″N, 162°20’52.71″E). Lacrosse Crater and Runit Dome: features are approx. 400 feet in diameter. Lacrosse (18:25 4 May 1956 GMT) had a 40 kT yield. Cactus (18:15 5 May 1958 GMT), at 18kT, left a crater that was used for dumping waste and then covered […]

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Vicky Starr

I heard today that Vicky Starr had died on Thanksgiving Day, 2009. When my wife and I moved to Chicago from Spain in 1983, Vicky was one of our first new friends. One of Vicky’s old coats–a handsome wool one, with a fashionable cut–kept my wife warm through a brutal Chicago winter. We had long […]

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