The Paternity of the H-Bombs: Soviet-American Perspectives

  title={The Paternity of the H-Bombs: Soviet-American Perspectives},
  author={Gennady E. Gorelik},
  journal={Physics in Perspective},
There are major problems in the history of the American and Soviet hydrogen bombs. They are associated with the Teller-Ulam and Teller-Oppenheimer controversies, and the question of whether the design of the Soviet H-bomb was an independent conception. Because of the scarcity of documentary evidence, these problems have little chance of being settled if the histories of the two are considered separately within their national frameworks. Considered comparatively, however, they can help clarify… 
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