Did nuclear radiation kill British termind Sir William Penney?

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The man who built Britain’s nuclear bomb and masterminded controversial tests – witnessed by 20,000 troops – may have been killed by radiation from the blasts.

According to his death certificate, Sir William Penney – known as the Father of the British Bomb after he organised a series of early nuclear tests – died from liver cancer aged 82 in 1991.

Experts said it was highly likely it was linked to his role in the blasts, for which he was made a life peer.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2009/03/01/did-nuclear-radiation-kill-british-termind-sir-william-penney-exclusive-115875-21161292/

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