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2015
December 2015
11
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Meditations
What caused the atomic spies of Los Alamos to do what they did? Somewhere in the zone between ideology and ego, monsters live.
November 2015
13
Redactions
At what point did the Manhattan Project scientists and administrators realize they weren't in a race with Nazi Germany after all?
October 2015
23
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How far would Manhattan Project security go to deal with a problematic genius?
January 2015
16
2014
October 2014
17
Meditations
Can one empathize with the spies who never confess?
2013
11
Redactions
Who told Werner Heisenberg that an atomic bomb might be dropped on Dresden? Plus: another curious wartime leak.
September 2013
20
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How did an article about the work at the Los Alamos laboratory come to be published in March 1944?
13
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Are there any indications that the Germans penetrated into the secrecy surrounding the American atomic bomb project during World War II? Not many.
August 2013
23
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Did Klaus Fuchs tell the Soviet Union how to make a hydrogen bomb? Recently released documents from the Russian archives shed new light on the question.
July 2013
 5
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An unusual view on the possibility of scientific secrecy from physicist who was inside the Manhattan Project but not making the bomb.
March 2013
29
15
Meditations | Redactions
Did atomic secrets kill Lt. Col. Paul P. Stoutenburgh?
2012
August 2012
31
Visions
The security badges produced for the Los Alamos project present a dizzying display of the many people who worked on the atomic bomb.
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In November 1945, Beria sent an agent to interview Niels Bohr about the atomic bomb. Both Bohr and Beria, though, held their cards close.
July 2012
27
Visions
A recent Russian-language book has a treasure trove of rare images of the Soviet atomic bomb project.
23
Meditations
Milton Leitenberg and Raymond A. Zilinskas' new book on the Soviet bioweapons program, answers big questions, and raises new mysteries.
June 2012
15
Visions
Considering the test site of the first Soviet atomic bombs, from 1949 to the present.
February 2012
27
Meditations
Recently, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin praised the work of US scientists in helping the Soviet Union get the atomic bomb. Why?
January 2012
25
Redactions
Differently-redacted documents from the infamous spy's FBI file, with discussions on why the FBI and MI5 weren't keen to share information.
2011
December 2011
20
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I discuss my archival techniques, plus showcase a curious memo about whether Ted Hall was a "second Fuchs" at Los Alamos.
November 2011
16
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