Spotlight: Nuclear Legacy

Mashable’s Nuclear Legacy project uses long-exposure photography to visualize lingering radioactivity.


The images depict radiation in officially decontaminated areas at nuclear sites Chernobyl & Fukushima.


The team used an LED rod connected to a Geiger counter to translate analog signal into a light display. 


White bars signal background radiation, while orange and red bars indicate high doses of radiation.


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