Battersea Power Station Silhouette
25th January 1954: Battersea power station in London.
With dimensions of 160m x 170m, the roof of the boiler house 50m tall, and its four 103m tall, tapering chimneys, the station is a massive structure. The building comprises of two stations – Battersea ‘A' and Battersea ‘B', which were conjoined when the identical B section was completed in the 1950s, and it was the world's most thermally efficient building when it opened.
(Photo by Monty Fresco/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
Illustration of flag of Israel, with blue Star of David between two horizontal blue stripes on white field
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1957 nuclear test: Fall-out
Fallout: The sinister and prolonged after-effect of nuclear explosions: a drawing illustrating some characteristics of this haunting phenomenon.An illustration by special Illustrated London News artist G.H Davis, with the cooperation of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, showing the dangers of nuclear fall-out. Britain's first nuclear tests in May 1957 prompted fears about the long term effects of the explosions on human life. Possible dangers listed here include radio-active dust and particles in rain, and the contamination of fish stocks.
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