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North Korea's Bomb: Boom or Bust?

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Science  13 Oct 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5797, pp. 233
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5797.233

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Summary

North Korea set the world on edge this week with a claim that it had detonated a nuclear bomb. But as Science went to press, some researchers wondered whether the test was a failure--or even an elaborate hoax. (Read more.)