The Radioactive Boy Scout
by Ken Silverstein
Villard, $13.95, 203 pp
Release Date: January 11, 2005
This is the strange but true story of a
kid, David Hahn, who tried to make a nuclear reactor in his backyard shed. Enough said.
Amazing and alarming, I am glad the EPA put David's reactor in a safe dump site in
. A nonfiction cautionary tale of something almost going entirely wrong. Recommended to science buffs and/or fans of almost disaster history. ~~ Jeffrey Lu