Operation Clean Desert Museum Report

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The museum has roughly thirteen points of interest (exhibits); starting with a timeline of the atomic age and ending with a gallery of “today and tomorrow”. The museum indicates the weapons and type of tests which were developed and conducted throughout the course of our history. Furthermore, the museum goes about explaining the innovators and inventors of nuclear weapons, as well as vast visual representation and audio of abundant information about the nuclear age and its implications to society. Aside from what is inside the main area of the museum we have an area which has nuclear testing archives, this can symbolize and represent another notion which the museum tries to impose on a viewer. When you walk in the first hall of the exhibit they have a sign which indicates this: “Why nuclear weapons: A fundamental government…show more content…
This part of the museum does not deny the fact that nuclear testing has negative consequences for the areas in which nuclear testing and disposal are practiced. We have a contradiction here, the illustration and language usage in the museum allows a public to ingest material which advocates the necessity for nuclear testing and development of weapons, in order to allow for the protection of America, and to be the leaders in nuclear innovation. However, there is also an understanding that negative factor do exist because of the usage of nuclear testing and disposal. The interesting thing to note is that the nuclear testing archive center is not directly a part of the exhibit, it is placed on the corner of the facility, and if one is to simply take part in the exhibit they will not see the nuclear testing archive

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