TITLE

Martians kept me in the dark!

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;11/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 26, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an update on public utilities in Great Britain. Local John Szwarc of Euxton blamed aliens for the power cut at two primary sub-stations in Chorley. Szwarc claimed he saw two strange flying objects in the sky at the time of the blackout. Chris Oakley and Simon Hollington & Kypros Kyprianou presented an exhibition/art installation entitled "Nuclear: Art & Radioactivity," in Shoreditch High Street, Spitalfields.
ACCESSION #
37205318

 

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