In a fewcases, interviews family providea of Interviews sciencharacter temperament. Sean Pertwee narrates as the docu-drama series tells the story of the heavy price paid by one man in his efforts to stop the escalating arms race in the face of Cold War efforts to build the 'superbomb' - an atomic device so powerful it could push the world to the edge of destruction. So for example, there was Edward Teller, who had grown up in Hungary, where he had learned to dread the Soviet Russians over the hill, just as his German colleague, Klaus Fuchs, had feared the Nazis so much that he was willing to spy for the Soviets, whom he could view only as friends of mankind. When the United States learns of the first Soviet atomic blast, the Americans start developing the H-bomb in response. Projdeme operace Greenhouse, Cue, Castle a jiné, něco ze vztahů mezi vědci, úvah vlád a generálů, až k dnes komické všeobecné paranoie za let Eisenhowera. To him, the sky was a dangerous nuclear battleground, full of technology that he would never understand. Sověti zbrojili na obou frontách.
The from of the twentieth century particletheory the of I and, scope is breathtaking although can think omissions, choices and forthe mostpartare representative significant. Conflicting reports about radiation were starting to worry the public, and official government advice about building nuclear shelters in your garden was met with ridicule. Ukázalo se, že moderní věda a technika nemjí takřka hranic. Eventually the H-bomb gave way to nuclear missiles, and the arms-race moved into a new phase, beyond the scope of this programme. Meanwhile the Americans tested their own H-bomb in the Pacific, finding it twice as powerful as they'd expected, but in any case too big to drop from a plane, whereas the Soviets already had a smaller version ready for immediate use. Feldstein, the older brother of actor Jonah Hill, died in December 2017 at the age of 40 of a blood clot in his leg, among other contributing factors.
After spending nearly two hours explaining the difficulties in cracking the riddles of physics to achieve this recondite technology, narrator David Ogden Stiers notes that ridding ourselves of this menace is proving even harder. But the primary focus here is the intense competition between American and Soviet physicists in the mid-1950s to create weapons that would dwarf the power of the atom bombs the United States dropped on Japan in the final days of the Second World War. The site also features a virtual tour of a secret government bunker, clips of nuclear test blasts, and a teacher's guide. The future human-rights hero Sakharov was pioneering an ingenious new H-bomb, imploded by radiation. Dobrá ukázka faktu, že i v demokracii se objevují na důležitých postech zabedněnci a fanatici nejrůznějšího druhu.
The nuclear arms race had begun. Sovětský svaz úspěšně vyzkoušel svou vlastní vodíkovou pumu. V srpnu roku 1945 vstoupil svět do nové, atomové éry. Komentátorem i spolu-autorem tu byl Richard Rhodes, přední americký historik v této oblasti knihy The Making of the Atomic Bomb, Dark Sun a další , cením také interview se stranou sovětů. Moskva kontrovala o rok později.
A web of spies and scientists, intrigue and deception marked the race to develop the hydrogen bomb, a weapon that would change the world. The from of the twentieth century particletheory the of I and, scope is breathtaking although can think omissions, choices and forthe mostpartare representative significant. A potencionální byl možná tehdy opravdu nebezpečně blízko, což má pro mě stále brutálně mrazivý appeal. Američané snížili výdaje na konvenční zbraně a vsadili na atomový arzenál. Divnoláska aneb Jak jsem se naučil nedělat si starosti a mít rád bombu. The recently declassified footage of American nuclear testing is mesmerizing, for instance.
Šílené závody a z dnešního pohledu nepředstavitelně nebezpečné zkoušky v ovzduší se rozjely naplno. Sověti, v režii všemocného Lavrentije Beriji, nasadili na závodní dráhu své nejlepší mozky - Kurčatova, Tamma a mladého Andreje Sacharova. It was the Americans who, in 1952, tested the first super bomb; its power a thousand times greater than the atomic bomb, it vaporized an entire island in the Pacific. But he understood people, and he was convinced that the Russians would never hesitate to use the atom bomb if they ever developed it. Filmový fanoušek po shlédnutí dokumentárního filmu pochopí, z jakých východisek vycházel Kubrick ve svém slavném snímku Dr. This two-hour documentary uncovers the U.
Joe Jones and Shannon Whirry appear as the Oppenheimers. Behind the scenes, however, the certainties were starting to crumble. Later in the program, attention is paid to how the U. A world away, on the frozen steppes of Siberia, the Soviet Union began a similar effort. The potential for genocide was also noted with increasing alarm, and the protest movements were starting up.
This two-hour documentary uncovers the U. Vodíkové pumy se staly předmětem diplomatických jednání a politického vydírání. But one of the commercials was decidedly stronger than the other. Broad and links to a concise biography of Edward Teller and to primary source material about the development of the hydrogen bomb. To no avail, several U. Later designs, based on magnifying radiation into hydrogen, culminate with the Mike test, a 10-megaton blast in the South Pacific.
This documentary also shows the tension among American scientists of the time: Inventor Edward Teller defended the bomb as a deterrent against Soviet attack, while Robert Oppenheimer denounced it purely as a weapon for mass destruction. The nuclear arms race had begun. This surreal location became the scene of a long-running human drama, where some of America's finest minds would come into conflict, often spurred by early influences a long way from America. Takže titul povedený a řekl bych jeden z vůbec top na téma atomic age. It seems that momentous decisions are sometimes better left to fairly unsophisticated people. Skoro je mi hanba dávat něčemu tak ohavnému plné hodnocení, jenže tenhle dokument je tak působivý a hrozivě mrazivý, že nelze jinak. This portion of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation site includes a reprint of a New York Times article by William J.