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The scientific tourist #270 — the B61 nuclear bomb

This week you get the first in a series of images from the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This photo is of a B61 nuclear bomb, one of the main thermonuclear weapons still in service with the U.S. after the end of the Cold War. Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #256 — playing Lacrosse

Another interesting piece of early Cold War technology — a Lacrosse missile… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #251 — ain’t nothing but a Hound Dog…

For this week’s bit of armchair scientific tourism, I present to you an AGM-28 Hound Dog… Continue reading

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