Was mystery explosion a secret nuclear test?

 作者:晏镨晋     |      日期:2019-03-07 05:04:00
By Rob Edwards WESTERN governments may have detonated a nuclear bomb in a pristine area of Australian tropical rainforest at the height of the cold war. Declassified documents reveal that in 1963, Britain, the US and Australia set off a 50-tonne bomb in the rainforest at Iron Range in north Queensland as part of a secret military experiment codenamed Operation Blowdown. That is about 25 times more powerful than the explosion Timothy McVeigh triggered six years ago in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people. The blast tested how the rainforest would react to such an impact. Iron Range,