Nova Season 2 Episode 14 – The Plutonium Connection

Air Date : Mar 9 1975 | 72 Views | 0 comment(s)

Watch Nova season 2 episode 14 online. 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.

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