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Atomic veteran recalls x-ray experience

During the late 1950s, some soldiers were exposed to nuclear blasts in the hope of hardening them to repeated radiation exposure. It was an awesome force. A nuclear bomb thrusts so much air away from its center that it creates a vacuum moments later that sucks wind back in until it

The spy who started the Cold War

MI5 and KGB files have revealed the identity of the spy who passed Britain’s atomic bomb secrets to the Soviet Union, triggering the Cold War. For ten years a Soviet spy codenamed “Eric” fed Britain’s nuclear secrets to Moscow, paving the way for the Cold War. The KGB treasured him as

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