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Imaginary Weapons

A Journey Through the Pentagon"s Scientific Underworld

by Sharon Weinberger

  • 52 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Nation Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear Weapons,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Military - Nuclear Warfare,
  • History,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Military,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Intelligence,
  • Military - United States,
  • Conspiracy & Scandal Investigations,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Military - Weapons,
  • Science / Experiments & Projects,
  • Weapons of mass destruction,
  • Bombs,
  • Design and construction,
  • Hafnium

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8615529M
    ISBN 101560258497
    ISBN 109781560258490

    Kate Hodges graduated from the University of Westminster with a BA in Print Journalism. She has over 20 years writing experience on magazines, having been a staffer on publications including The Face, Bizarre, Just Seventeen, Smash Hits and Sky, and written for many more, including The Guardian, Kerrang! and NME. Imaginary Friends is a short story that preceded the Word & Void series.


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The book opened up a whole new world to me about fringe weapons and the crazy scientists who try to promote it. For some of these scientists, belief in their radical Imaginary Weapons book weapons verges on religious belief-- despite evidence that the weapons won't ever by: 3.

Imaginary Weapons is a mean spirited attack on dedicated scientists callously selected as sacrifices to Sharon Weinberger's narrow political agenda. In her book Imaginary Weapons, Sharon Weinberger reminds us that vast amounts of the taxpayers money (about $50, per second) are spent on the technology of war.

Imaginary Weapons book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. How did a fluke experiment ininvolving a used dental X-ray /5. Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld - Kindle edition by Weinberger, Sharon.

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Imaginary Weapons addresses issues regarding the use of public funds for highly speculative military research. Weinberger's main theme is that a line must be drawn between "high risk, high payoff" projects, and projects which are overt wastes of money and resources, and she argues that consensus within the scientific community should play a major role in where such a line is drawn.5/5(4).

Having read “Imaginary Weapons,” having worked under conditions similar to those of Dr. Collins’ group, and having seen that the only good press her book has gotten is in leftist venues such as “the Daily Show,” NPR’s “Fresh Air,” and The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, I have to conclude that Ms.

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“Imaginary Weapons” sets out to tell the story of one such project, the so-called hafnium bomb, a weapon that never existed and likely never : Tim Weiner. The Imaginary Network Expanded (INE) is a network of art sharing subreddits ranging from broad in subject to very specific. It is the goal of the INE to share, inspire, discuss and appreciate static image paintings, drawings, and digital art while maintaining artist credit and source links.

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The book did a nice job explaining the jelly donut - a great explanation for both the physicist and the layperson to enjoy/5(2). Sharon Weinberger's new book is Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld. She looks at some of the wild schemes and fringe science projects under way at the Department of Defense.

Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, Slate and Aviation Week & Space Technology. She's editor-in-chief of Defense Technology International.

Imaginary Weapons tells the story of the battle that ensued, pitting the nation's leading nuclear physicists against the Pentagon's top brass, and the military against nuclear arms control advocates, as funds and experiments for the "isomer weapon" miraculously reappeared even after the project had been shelved numerous times, even by Rating: % positive.

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Get this from a library. Imaginary weapons: a journey through the Pentagon's scientific underworld. [Sharon Weinberger] -- In this book, the author--no stranger to harebrained military schemes from her years covering the Pentagon--takes us on a wild ride through.

Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon’s Scien-tific Underworldtells a real-life story that relied on implau-sible science. The book is a shocking reminder of how, in a time of hyper-inflated defense budgets, sanity can be tossed aside and real money can be squandered beyond belief in the false name of “scientific promise.”Author: John H.

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It is a pastiche of about 5% content from her credible publication of in the Washington Post and 95% of additional material that is being described as fiction and has not been corroborated. Good science fiction must rest upon plausible science. Sharon Weinberger's Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld tells a real-life story that relied on implau-sible science.

The book is a shocking reminder of how, in a time of hyper-inflated defense budgets, sanity can be tossed aside and real money can be squandered beyond belief in the false name of. Imaginary York: Nation Books, ISBN A nuclear isomer is an atomic nucleus which, due to having a greater spin, different shape, or differing alignment of the spin orientation and axis of symmetry, has more internal energy than the ground state nucleus with the same number of protons and neutrons.

Sharon Weinberger, ediitor-in-chief of Defense Technology International and author of the book, Imaginary Weapons: A Journey through the Pentagon's Scienctific Underworld, will come to the campus of DePauw University tomorrow.

She will present a lecture at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the Percy Lavon Julian Science and Mathematics Center, an event which is free and open to all. Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld Times of the old suit case bombs are pretty much over.

Why carry a suitcase, when only 1 grenade will level an entire city block, buildings and all with lil to NO radiation aftereffects. Yes, that is the topic of discussion in Sharon Weinberger's.

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The book is journalist Sharon Weinberger’s Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon’s Scientific Underworld, and it is the story of the isomer bomb. First, what is an isomer bomb. It’s also been called the ’nuclear grenade’ or the ultimate ’dirty bomb’, and with good reasons.

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It might remind you of your imaginary friends (apart from adults reading the book as their imagination isn’t as good as children’s). The storyline is very exciting but was a bit sad at times (we won’t tell you why because that will ruin it!)/5(83). Good science fiction must rest upon plausible science.

Sharon Weinberger’s Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon’s Scientific Underworld tells a real-life story that relied on implausible science.

The book is a shocking reminder of how, in a time of hyper-inflated defense budgets, sanity can be tossed aside and real money can be squandered beyond belief in the false name of Author: John H. Gibbons. I started writing "Imaginary Spaces" back in the mids.

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