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Tennessee / Listening for Nukes #1130603

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 29, 2018
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(Townsend, Tennessee; Hans Nichols) The Tuckaleechee†† Caverns in east Tennessee's Smoky Mountains that are home to a nuclear tripwire from which seismic activity can be detected across the globe, including North Korea, featured; scenes shown from the privately owned tourist attraction that is an acoustic wonder; details given about the data from the cavern is sent to nuclear test ban organizations. [University of Tennessee-Knoxville Rick WILLIAMS†, CTBTO International Date Centre coordinator Gerhard GRAHAM†- talk about the compression waves & the data.] [Owner Benjamin VANBABDA††- comments on long government interest.]

Reporter(s):
Balart, Jose Diaz
Duration:
00:02:30

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