This Day in Jewish History 1908: Difficult Genius Behind H-bomb Is Born

Edward Teller reportedly implored Israeli officials to promise him they'd never sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. They still haven't.

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January 15, 1908, is the birthdate of Edward Teller, the Hungarian-born nuclear physicist who helped create the atomic bomb, and led the effort to create the far more powerful American thermonuclear hydrogen...