Meet the Author
What did you learn from the question panel with Eric Schlosser?
It was an unforgettable meeting Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation,
Reefer Madness, Chew on This, and finally the book we are reading in this class,
Command and Contro
1. Who was Isidor Rabi and what was his significance in the Trinity Test at
In 1942 Oppenheimer attempted to recruit Rabi and Robert Bacher to work at Los Alamos on a
new secret project. They convinced Oppenheimer that his plan for a military
1. What is a blast wave as described in the book Command and Control?
A blast wave is an area of pressure expanding supersonically outward from an
explosive core. It has a leading shock front of compressed gases. The blast wave is
followed by a blast wind
The Best and the Biggest and the Most Megadeath Chapter Question: What were the
politics behind American control of nuclear bombs? Why was the hydrogen bomb