“Atomic Depths” — Radioactive Carbon From Nuclear Tests Contaminate Ocean Food Webs

  “Although the oceanic circulation takes hundreds of years to bring water containing bomb [carbon] to the deepest trench, the food chain achieves this much faster,” said Ning Wang, a geochemist at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Guangzhou, China about the first evidence found of radioactive carbon from 20th-century nuclear bomb tests in muscle … Continue reading “Atomic Depths” — Radioactive Carbon From Nuclear Tests Contaminate Ocean Food Webs