Nova Season 2 Episode 14 – The Plutonium Connection

Aired : Mar 9 1975 | 35 Views |

Watch Nova season 2 episode 14 online for free. How likely is it that a terrorist group will steal plutonium intended for nuclear reactor fuel and put together a blackmail weapon of unprecedented power in the shape of a homemade atom bomb? That question is posed by Theodore Taylor, former A and H bomb designer at Los Alamos, in a recent book, The Curve of Binding Energy. NOVA investigates just how easy it would be to design a bomb using unclassified information.