Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis (Spanish: Crisis de octubre), The Missile Scare, or the Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис, tr. Karibskiy krizis), was a 13-...
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Nuclear weapons program of the Soviet Union
The Soviet project to develop an atomic bomb (Russian: Создание советской атомной бомбы) was a top secret research and development program begun during World War II, in the wake of the Soviet Union's ...
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Soviet naval reactors
Soviet naval reactors have been used to power both military and civilian vessels, including:They have included both pressurized water reactors and a relatively few liquid metal fast reactors.
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Rudolf Anderson
Rudolf Anderson, Jr. (September 15, 1927 – October 27, 1962), was a pilot and commissioned officer in the United States Air Force and the first recipient of the Air Force Cross, the U.S. Air Force's s...
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Russia and weapons of mass destruction
According to the Federation of American Scientists, an organization that assesses nuclear weapon stockpiles, in 2013, Russia possessed an estimated 8,500 total nuclear warheads of which 1,800 were str...
OK-550 reactor
The OK-550 reactor is the nuclear fission reactor used to power three of the seven boats of the Soviet Navy's Project 705 Лира (Lira or Alfa in NATO designation) fourth generation submarines. It is a ...
Gustav Ludwig Hertz
Gustav Ludwig Hertz (22 July 1887 – 30 October 1975) was a German experimental physicist and Nobel Prize winner, and a nephew of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz.
Hertz was born in Hamburg, the son of August...
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Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis is a 48 minute 2001 Cold War documentary by New Line Home Video with "film footage from the era [and] newly created interviews covering U.S./Soviet relations from pos...
Heinz Barwich
Heinz Barwich (22 July 1911 in Berlin – 10 April 1966 in Cologne) was a German nuclear physicist. He was deputy director of the Siemens Research Laboratory II in Berlin. At the close of Worl...
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Thirteen Days (film)
Thirteen Days is a 2000 American historical drama-thriller film directed by Roger Donaldson dramatising the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, seen from the perspective of the US political leadership. Kev...
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Vitaly Ginzburg
Vitaly Lazarevich Ginzburg, (Russian: Вита́лий Ла́заревич Ги́нзбург; October 4, 1916 – November 8, 2009) was a Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist, astrophysicist, Nobel laureate, a member o...
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Typhoon class submarine
The Project 941 or Akula, Russian "Акула" ("Shark") class submarine (NATO reporting name: Typhoon) is a type of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine deployed by the Soviet Navy in the 1980s. Wi...
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Kurchatov Medal
The Kurchatov Medal, or the Gold Medal in honour of Igor Kurchatov is an award given for outstanding achievements in nuclear physics and in the field of nuclear energy. The USSR Academy of Sciences es...
Engelbert Broda
Engelbert Broda (29 August 1910 in Vienna – 26 October 1983 in Hainburg an der Donau) was an Austrian chemist and physicist suspected by some to have been a KGB spy code-named Eric, who could ha...
OK-150 reactor
The OK-150 reactor and its successor, the OK-900 reactor are Soviet marine nuclear fission reactors used to power ships at sea. They are pressurized water reactors (PWRs) that use enriched uranium-235...
Clouds Over Cuba
Relive the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later and discover what might have been.
Cuban Missile Crisis: The Aftermath
Cuban Missile Crisis: The Aftermath, also known as The Day After: Fight for Promised Land and known in Russia as Caribbean Crisis (Russian: Карибский кризис), is a real-time tactics computer game ...
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Gernot Zippe
Gernot Zippe PhD (November 1917 – 7 May 2008) was an Austrian-German mechanical engineer who is widely credited with leading the team which developed the Zippe-type centrifuge, a centrifuge machine f...
Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai
Zheleznogorsk (Russian: Железного́рск) is a closed town in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, with a developed nuclear industry. Population: 84,795 (2010 Census); 93,875 (2002 Census).
The ...
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Heinz Pose
Rudolf Heinz Pose (10 April 1905 – 13 November 1975) was a German nuclear physicist.He did pioneering work which contributed to the understanding nuclear energy levels. He worked on the German n...
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Klaus Fuchs
Emil Julius Klaus Fuchs (29 December 1911 – 28 January 1988) was a German-born British theoretical physicist and atomic spy who in 1950 was convicted of supplying information from the American, B...
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Manfred von Ardenne
Manfred von Ardenne (20 January 1907 – 26 May 1997) was a German research and applied physicist and inventor. He took out approximately 600 patents in fields including electron microscopy, medical tec...
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Ministry of Medium Machine Building
Ministry of Medium Machine-Building Industry of the USSR (Russian: Министерство среднего машиностроения СССР - Минсредмаш СССР, МСМ СССР) was one of the central offices in the Soviet Union, establishe...
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Andrei Sakharov
Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov (Russian: Андре́й Дми́триевич Са́харов; May 21, 1921 – December 14, 1989) was a Russian nuclear physicist, Soviet dissident and human rights activist.He ...
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Günter Wirths
Günter Wirths (1 June 1911 – 26 January 2005) was a German chemist who was an authority on uranium production, especially reactor-grade. He worked at Auergesellschaft in the production of urani...
Josef Schintlmeister
Josef Schintlmeister (16 June 1908, Radstadt – 14 August 1971, Hinterglemm) was an Austrian-German nuclear physicist and alpinist from Radstadt. During World War II, he worked on the German nuclear en...
X-Men: First Class
X-Men: First Class is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics. It is the fifth installment in the X-Men film series. It serves as a prequel to the ori...
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Uchkuduk
Uchkuduk (Uzbek: Uchquduq / Учқудуқ; Russian: Учкудук) is a city (pop est 27,000) in the north of the Navoiy Province, Uzbekistan. The city's name means "three draw-wells" in Uzbek. It is located ...
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Thirteen Days (book)
Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis is Robert F. Kennedy's account of the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. The book was released in 1969, a year after his assassination.Thirteen Days des...