Atomic Gardens: Irradiated Mutants to Save the World!
May 14th, 2011 | Stories & News, atomic, atomic garden, gamma, garden, irradiation, Muriel Howorth, mutant, nuclear, particles, plants, radiation, war
Ah, the good ole days…. It is really incredible to look back now and think that Atomic Gardens were really a thing. This is a very interesting interview with a woman who is studying the Atomic Gardens, it is good to remember our history and how little we often know about the forces we are messing with!
The following interview is with Paige Johnson who works as a nanotechnology researcher at the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma. When not inventing new ways to fabricate nanobatteries and other advanced materials, she moonlights as an independent scholar of garden history. She has published articles on the “outlandish” garden hydroengineering of Isaac de Caus and the technological motifs of Art Deco landscapes, among other topics. Additionally, she maintains two landscape-themed blogs, Garden History Girl and Playscapes.