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Imaginary weapons

Sharon Weinberger

Imaginary weapons

a journey through the Pentagon"s scientific underworld

by Sharon Weinberger

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Published by Nation Books in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSharon Weinberger.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUF
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22747355M
ISBN 101560258497

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Imaginary weapons by Sharon Weinberger Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 new 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. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld/5(39).

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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In this book, Sharon, you remind us of the vast amount of money that is spent on the technology of war. Author Weinberger, Targeting 'Imaginary Weapons' Fresh Air. J • Sharon Weinberger's new book is Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld.

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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.

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"Imaginary Weapons provides a sometimes darkly humorous take on a more serious subject: the decline of scientific expertise among U.S. national security agencies and the government's increasing susceptibility to hyped claims about weapons of mass destruction."--BOOK JACKETPages:   The Paperback of the Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld by Sharon Weinberger at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on. 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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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.