DARPA's Biggest Boondoggle -- the 'Nuclear Hand Grenade'

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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists reports on one of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's follies, the ultra-micro hafnium bomb. It reveals how junk scientists gain the ears of national security officials too scared to ignore any idea, no matter how wacky, because the enemy may be working on it.

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