'Bikini Atoll' has sparked backlash from people in the Marshall Islands, who have pointed out that lingering radiation from U.S. nuclear weapons tests prevents people from living in their ancestral homelands.
With repeated losses and defeats, sometimes the idea of improving becomes the main attraction.
And with him, perhaps, our nuclear sanity.
3,000 workers are sheltering as an emergency is declared at a nuclear facility in Washington State.
Wilmer Souder consulted on the FBI crime lab and worked on the Lindbergh kidnapping—but then we forgot about him.
The candidates are about to get classified briefings from the US spy agencies. But neither one is going to learn any major state secrets from them.
"Scientific knowledge and understanding is not a purely cerebral affair; it is soaked with emotion, excitement, and nervous tension, as everyone knows who has heard Philip Morrison talk."
Murray Peshkin is one of the last surviving Manhattan Project scientists. This is his story, told after our trip to the crater of the first atomic bomb, on its 70th birthday.
For all the famous names, there were hundreds more people working behind the scenes.
I think a lot of people wish the invention of the atomic bomb is something we could all take back. It's not necessarily a realistic thought -- there's always the argument that _someone_ would have eventually developed one -- but the AEC's insane...
The fear of Germans acquiring nuclear technology, espoused here, is considered to be the motivation to the U.S.'s creation of the atomic bomb.