The U.S. detonated over 200 nuclear weapons to gather scientific data about their potential. That data was gospel for years, until a weapons physicist decades later found out the figures were off by huge margins.
Physicist declassifies rescued nuclear test films
“For the past five years, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) weapon physicist Greg Spriggs and a crack team of film experts, archivists and software developers have been on a mission to hunt down, scan, reanalyze and declassify these decomposing films.”
Trump, Who Pledged to Overhaul Nuclear Arsenal, Now Faces Increased Costs
“Mr. Trump has pledged to overhaul the arsenal, which he has called obsolete. But his challenge is growing.”
72 years later, legacy of first atomic test endures
“Seventy-two years ago Sunday, a group of scientists working for the United States government during World War II changed the world and how we think about warfare.”
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