Slight Antedating of "Hydrogen Bomb"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 14 09:27:43 UTC 2013

On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 1:59 PM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at> wrote:
> 1947 _Christian Science Monitor_ 28 Mar. 3 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)=
>   America's atom bomb conceivably could be used to detonate a hydrogen supe=
> rbomb 1,000 times as powerful, Dr. Philip Morrison of Cornell University to=
> ld natural scientists at an Atomic Energy Control Conference here.  But nat=
> ural science, he said, does not now have the means of producing a hydrogen =
> bomb

That find is the bomb, Fred.;-)

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