Richard Rhodes

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  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Hedy's Folly'

    As you pick up a copy of "Hedy's Folly," with its eye-popping jacket of an incandescent Hedy Lamarr seductively wrapped around a gilded torpedo, you begin to wonder just what exactly you are getting into. The subtitle, "The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of the Most Beautiful Woman in the World," gives you a clue.

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'The Twilight of the Bombs'

    Richard Rhodes is the most durable and experienced chronicler of the history of nuclear weaponry, from the birth of the A-bomb at Los Alamos, N.M., to the efforts over the years to reduce the risk of nuclear annihilation and place international curbs on proliferation.

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