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Tour of Atomic Testing Museum, Las Vegas

Date- 2003 Source- A collection of shorts regarding a tour of the Atomic Testing Museum, Las Vegas. 'The Nevada Test Site (NTS) constitutes an important chapter in the history of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Even though the two locations are separated by hundreds of miles, they are intertwined by their mission to develop the nation's nuclear deterrent. A new museum, dedicated to preserving the legacy of the NTS, is now open in Las Vegas. The permanent exhibits won't be ready until late 2004. But LLNL got a preview tour, and a chance to talk about the history of the period, with Cold War veterans from both sides of the Iron Curtain.' 0.00 News Nob -- Media came here to see the early tests. 1:13 Soviets -- A visit from the USSR verification team. 2:02 Test Device -- Replica of the platform used for underground tests. 3:09 Underground -- Simulating the underground test caverns. 3:54 Control Room -- Researchers and techs await the countdown. 5:14 Farm -- The Site's own wheat field and dairy cow herd.
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