After the end of World War II, research on nuclear weapons continued at the top-secret Los Alamos Laboratories in New Mexico. Over the course of just under a year, a nuclear core of plutonium had claimed the lives of two physicists and sparked radical change in how nuclear research was undertaken.
Tickling the Dragon's Tail
The First Incident
The Second Incident
Written by Trevor English July 13, 2018
Wake up with the smartest email in your inbox.
Our Best Articles Daily