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More on the different types of isotopes you may encounter in a post-apocalyptic scenario next time.

For now, it’s important to add that fallout isn’t just of the radioactive variety. Here’s Phil:

And mushroom clouds aren’t just caused by nuclear bombs either. Volcanoes have been known to erupt into great pyrocumulus clouds, and in the late 1780s, a mushroom cloud was featured in a French painting of the Siege of Gibraltar.

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Vue du siège de Gibraltar et explosion des batteries flottantes View of the Siege of Gibraltar and the Explosion of the Floating Batteries, artist unknown, c.1782 http://library.brown.edu/cds/catalog/catalog.php?verb=render&id=1256603134453125&view=showmods

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