Friday, March 16, 2012

Can paint save a house from the thermal radiation of a nuclear bomb?



"National Paint, Varnish and Lacquer Association Atomic tests at the Nevada Proving Grounds (later the Nevada Test Site) show effects on well-kept homes, homes filled with trash and combustibles, and homes painted with reflective white paint. Asserts that cleanliness is an essential part of civil defense preparedness and that it increased survivability. Selected for the 2002 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant" films."

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