John Coster-Mullen drives trucks for a living in Wisconsin. His high school teacher had been a scientist on the Manhattan Project. While the two diverged professionally, their passions eventually aligned – nuclear bombs.
Motherboard has a fascinating mini-doc on Coster-Mullen’s unlikely (and unbelievably ambitious) little hobby: to figure out for himself just how the government’s secret superweapon was designed. [Motherboard]