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By Roger Cross

_'Fallout' is the unusual yet real tale of a celebrated Australian scientist's involvement within the 1956 British atomic bomb assessments. Hedley Marston, an idol together with his personal ft of clay, was resolute not just to bare legitimate lies and chicanery, yet to reveal as charlatans the Australian scientists who have been appointed to guard the kingdom from any attainable damage. opposite to legitimate pronouncements, radioactive fallout was once blowing around the kingdom and contaminating many cities and groups, together with Marston's liked Adelaide. The dispute that ensued used to be probably the main acrimonious within the historical past of Australian technological know-how. 'Fallout' tells us a lot in regards to the nature of technological know-how and our society. it's approximately technological know-how in provider of the bomb, and in carrier of self. Roger pass tells a narrative that needs to make us ask the alarming query: may we be fooled again?

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