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Michael Light
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Michael Light is a photographer and artist living in San Francisco. His book Full Moon, which was drawn from the archives of NASA, was published in July 1999 to international acclaim with an accompanying exhibition on the thirtieth anniversary of the landing of Apollo 11. His work is in the collections of the Center for Creative Photography, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. He is currently at work on an aerial survey of the American West.

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100 Suns

Written by Michael Light


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 21, 2003
Price: $75.00

Between July 1945 and November 1962 the United States is known to have conducted 216 atmospheric and underwater nuclear tests. After the Limited Test Ban Treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1963, nuclear testing went underground. It became literally invisible—but more frequent: the United States conducted a... Read more >
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