Teller’s War



Teller’s War

Teller’s War: The Top-Secret Story Behind the Star Wars Deception (1992)


An inquiry into how the physicist Edward Teller channeled his scientific brilliance into finding a way of unmaking his most famous creation – the hydrogen bomb – and of the bedlam that ensued. The book draws on highly classified information to reveal how his biggest secrets and breakthroughs turned out to be sophisticated delusions.




The Boston Globe

“Chillingly and meticulously described.”

The Los Angeles Times

“A devastating indictment.”

The Chicago Tribune