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How to warn our great-great grandchildren about nuclear wastes?

How Can We Warn the Future About Nuclear Waste?More Atlantic Wire By Heather Horn on November 18, 2009 Disposing of deadly nuclear waste is hard enough, but all the effort is for naught if you can’t stop people from digging it up again. This is especially tricky since radioactive waste stays dangerous for tens of thousands of years. Blogger Matthew Yglesias and Slate’s Juliet Lapidos are pondering what kind of symbol could serve as a warning for millennia: “This seemingly simple conundrum (just use a radiation hazard symbol!) is complicated,” explains Lapidos, “by the fact that such a trespass would prove lethal if it took place not only in 60 years but in 10,000 or 100,000

How Can We Warn the Future About Nuclear Waste? | The Atlantic Wire

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