Friday, 12 December 2008

Brother, can you spare me some U235?

In the New York Times earlier this week, a review of three books on nuclear proliferation, with a handy chart. Via A second Hand Conjecture.

In the current issue of The New Yorker, a dedicated hobbyist builds his own replica of Little Boy, the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Has he got it right? There’s just one element needed to find out if it works.

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