The Radioactive Boy Scout

Author: Ken Silverstein
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Traces a boy's fascination with science and nuclear physics, which compelled him to misrepresent himself to the government and build a reactor in his back yard, causing an environmental catastrophe in his quiet Detroit town.

Capacity Building In The Fight Against Terrorism

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He was nicknamed the “Radioactive Boy Scout” and a book by the same name
described how he managed to do that.8 In 2004, Joseph Biden, or better known
as Joe Biden, vice-president of US, asked scientists to build a nuclear bomb with
... 8 Ken Silverstein, The Radioactive Boy Scout: The Frightening True Story of a
Whiz Kid and His Homemade Nuclear Reactor (Villard Press, 2005) 9
International Commission on Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament,
Eliminating Nuclear ...

The Wrong Hands

Author: Ann Larabee
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Ken Silverstein, The Radioactive Boy Scout: The Frightening True Story of a Whiz
Kid and His Homemade Nuclear Reactor (New York: Random House, 2004);
Tom Clynes, “The Boy Who Played with Fusion,” Popular Science, February 14,
2012, http://www.popsci.com/ science/article/2012-02/boy-who-played-fusion?
page=all, accessed August 30, 2013. Phone interview with Jason Scott, October
12, 2011. My understanding of the BBS days of the Internet is indebted to Jason
Scott, ...

Disciplinary And Content Literacy For Today S Adolescents Sixth Edition

Author: William G. Brozo
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In addition to Farley Mowat's book, Gary read aloud to his class Mountains
Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the
World (Kidder & French, 2014) when studying the role of cells in infectious
disease and The Radioactive Boy Scout: The Frightening True Story of a Whiz
Kid and His Homemade Nuclear Reactor (Silverstein, 2005) when covering a unit
on nuclear waste and the environment. English Earlier in this chapter, I alluded to
a middle school ...

Quick And Popular Reads For Teens

Author: Pam Spencer Holley
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PPYA 2006 (Criminal Elements). Life for girl gangsters is as violent as it is for the
guys, but with the additional worries of rape, pregnancy, abortion, and
motherhood. Silverstein, Ken. The Radioactive Boy Scout: The Frightening True
Story of a Whiz Kid and His Homemade Nuclear Reactor. Villard, 2005. PPYA
2007 (I'm Not Making This Up). A Detroit teen becomes a little carried away when
studying for his merit badge in atomic energy and builds a model nuclear reactor
in his 92 ...

Romancing The Atom

Author: Robert R. Johnson
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The Radioactive Boyscout: The Frightening True Story of a Whiz Kid and His
Homemade Nuclear Reactor. New York: Villard Books, 2004. Simon, Bob. “
America's Deep, Dark Secret.” Sixty Minutes, 2004. New York: CBS News.
Television Interview. Staff, Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments
. “The George Washington University Search.” The George Washington
University. June 28, 1994. http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/radiation. Staggers,
Julie. “Learning to Love the ...

On The Dual Uses Of Science And Ethics

Author: Michael J. Selgelid
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22 See Silverberg, R. 2004, The Radioactive Boy Scout: The Frightening True
Story ofa Whiz Kid and his Homemade Nuclear Reactor, Random House, New
York. 23 Ibid. 24 Samuel et al., op. cit. See also National Academies of Science
2010, Sequence Based Classification ofSelect Agents: A Brighter Line, The
National Academies Press, Washington, DC. 25 See Carlson, R. 2010, Biology is
Technology: The Promise, 263 16 . Contrasting Dual-Use Issues in Biology and
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Make

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I read a bizarre and wonderful article in Harper's Magazine by Ken Silverstein.
called "The Radioactive Boy Scout." It was the true story of David Hahn, a boy
who ended up collecting enough radioactive material that a Geiger counter could
detect it from five houses away. In January 2005, Silverstein published a book
based on the article, called The Radioactive Boy Scout: The Frightening True
Story of a Whiz Kid and His Homemade Nuclear Reactor. The article and book
mention that ...

Kliatt Young Adult Paperback Book Guide

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Commentary on the importance of calendars to religion is nonjudgmental. This
work would serve the classroom teacher or librarian for a read-aloud adjunct to
science texts or as a recommendation to the intellectually curious student. Mary
Ellen Snodgrass, Hickory, NC SILVERSTEIN, Ken. The radioactive Boy Scout;
the frightening true story of a whiz kid and his homemade nuclear reactor.
Random House, Villard. 210p. notes. C2004. 0-81 29-6660-0. $1 3.95. JSA
David Hahn.