US planned one big nuclear blast for mankind
Antony Barnett, Public Affairs Editor
Sunday May 14, 2000
The US Air Force developed a top-secret plan to detonate a nuclear bomb on the moon as a display of military might at the height of the Cold War.
In an exclusive interview with The Observer, Dr Leonard Reiffel, 73, the physicist who fronted the project in the late Fifties at the US military-backed Armour Research Foundation, revealed America’s extraordinary lunar plan. (...)