Nova

Dirty Bomb

(Season 30, Episode 14)

Series: Nova

Air Date: 2003-02-25

Language: English

Genre: Documentary, Biography

Networks: PBS

Description

"Dirty Bomb" probes the realities and implications for public health policy of a disaster that many consider to be all but inevitable: a terrorist attack on a major city using a radioactive "dirty bomb." The program strives to answer crucial questions about this menacing new weapon in the terrorists' arsenal, questions such as: What exactly is a dirty bomb? How dangerous could one be, and how much radiation could it release? What will need to be done to clean up after an explosion?

Guest Starts :

Will Lyman