Dr. DARPA--Or How the Pentagon Learned to Stop Worrying and Love...

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Science  15 Dec 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5806, pp. 1684
DOI: 10.1126/science.1132058

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Imaginary Weapons. A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld. By Sharon Weinberger. Nation, New York, 2006. 304 pp. $26. ISBN 1-56025-849-7.

The author explores an example of the U.S. defense establishment's attraction toward fringe (and pseudo-) science: the hafnium bomb.