This Day in Jewish History Father of Russian Bomb Dies

Ironically, the hydrogen bomb that could potentially kill millions saved Vitaly Ginzburg, whom had become suspect to the Kremlin.

On November 8, 2009, Vitaly Ginzburg, the Russian physicist who played a key role in development of the Soviet Union’s hydrogen bomb, and who won a Nobel Prize for his discoveries about superconductivity, died, at the age of 93.