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Fallout

The Mixed Blessing of Radiation & the Public Health

Event Details

Date
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Time
All day
Location
Ebling Library, third floor galleries, Health Sciences Learning Center
Description
An examination of the early use of x-rays in diagnosis & treatment, a UW connection with Marie Curie, bomb shelters in the 1960's, health concerns after nuclear events, UW's Depts. of Medical Physics & Radiology, shoe fitting fluoroscopes and the like. Supported by artifacts, journals, and books from Ebling's Rare Books & Special Collections and materials from campus libraries and UW's Radiology Department. Imagined in conjunction with 2012s Go Big Read: Radioactive by Lauren Redniss.
Cost
Free

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