Cosmos 954: Search for Airborne Radioactivity on Lichens in the Crash Area, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Science  28 Sep 1979:
Vol. 205, Issue 4413, pp. 1383-1385
DOI: 10.1126/science.205.4413.1383


The fission product radioactivity detected on lichens in the vicinity of the impact area of the Soviet satellite Cosmos 954 does not exceed the background levels found in the general area as a result of past nuclear explosions.