Learning to build the bomb

Carrigan, Alisa L.
December 2007
Physics Today;Dec2007, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p54
Academic Journal
The author suggests that specialized knowledge, even more than what is available in open literature, is necessary to construct even a single stage of nuclear weaponry. She mentions problems encountered by the Iranians in their centrifuge program since they lacked tacit expertise. The building of nuclear bombs by specific countries is discussed.


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