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May 6, 2009

Boom

srikanth @ 9:00 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1241643629 ) Play

Who is (1) and why did he get his 15 seconds of fame a long time ago? He had no help from (2) :)

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Cracked by Goyal , udupendra , shrik and Raghuvansh.

Answer:

John Aristotle Philips (1) wrote a paper of some sort describing how to build a fully functional atomic bomb, supposedly under the guidance of Freeman Dyson (2). Turned out to be a semi hoax of some sort, since the design was useless. (1) cashed in on it nevertheless :-)


6 Responses to “Boom”

  1. Goyal
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    John Aristotle Phillip – built a so called nuclear bomb. The second gentleman is Freeman Dyson.


  2. udupendra
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    John Aristotle Philips, the A-Bomb Kid.

    He ‘designed’ a nuclear weapon in his term paper under Freeman Dyson’s supervision.


  3. shrik
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    1. John Aristotle Phillips
    2. Freeman Dyson

    (1) was the “A-bomb Kid” – he designed a nuclear weapon using only publicly available information. (2) said it wasn’t really functional…


  4. Raghuvansh
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    John Aristotle Philips proposed a term paper outlining a design for an A-bomb similar to the Nagasaki bomb. His professor Freeman Dyson said it wouldn’t work. Nevertheless, our man had his paper confiscated by the CIA and wrote a book about the experience and got rich on the money.


  5. p vs np
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    Nice one :)


  6. Rithwik K

    John Aristotle Philips, the A-Bomb Kid.


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