New chapter in Earth history: Fall-out from nuclear weapons tests marks dawn of the Anthropocene?

http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/RgFpuGfBik4/150511090120.htm

An international group of scientists has proposed that fallout from hundreds of nuclear weapons tests in the late 1940s to early 1960s could be used to mark the dawn of a new geological age in Earth history – the Anthropocene.

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