Ledakan Sylvania Electric Products

Pada pagi 2 Juli 1956, sebuah ledakan yang membawa kepingan torium terjadi di Laboratorium Metalurgi Sylvania Electric Products di Bayside, Queens, New York. Sembilan orang terluka,[1][2] beberapa sangat parah. Seorang karyawan meninggal pada 6 Agustus 1956. Para pekerja menggambarkan tiga bola api.[3]

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  1. ^ "Nine Injured In Atomic Lab Blasts". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. July 3, 1956. hlm. 2. 
  2. ^ "No Radiation Threat Seen In A-laboratory Blast". St. Petersburg Times. Associated Press. July 3, 1956. hlm. 2. 
  3. ^ Mark Harrington, "Sad Memories of '56 Sylvania Explosion", New York Newsday, August 17, 2003, archived at the Wayback Machine, February 4, 2012.

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