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Demon Core

General

Filing Number: 152 - Demon Core
Author(s): Wellerstein, Alex
Date Added: 2014-12-01
Created: 2013-08-16
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URL: http://blog.nuc...d-cores-revenge
Lost & Found:
Tags: Nuclear Weapons; Cold War; World War Two; Atomic Bomb; Los Alamos; Manhattan Project
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Description

An article about the "demo core", the third plutonium core developed by the Manhattan Project, meant for a third atom bomb drop on Japan, but eventually used in the Bikini Atoll Tests, but not before killing two scientists in criticality accidents.

Archive Notes

Digital Archive contains a PDF printout of the article.