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The invention of the nuclear bomb

Leo Szilard was waiting to cross the road near Russell Square in London when the idea came to him. It was 12 September 1933. A little under 12 years later, the US dropped an atom bomb on Hiroshima, …
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Shoe bomb inventor praised by Bin Laden among latest Gitmo releases

A legendary Al Qaeda explosives expert, whose invention of the “shoe-bomb” endeared him to Usama bin Laden and who may have known about 9/11 in advance, was freed Thursday from Guantanamo Bay, where he became a “highly prolific” source of …
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Texas whiz kid, Ahmed Mohamed, reunites with invention mistaken for bomb

The Texas whiz kid, whose homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb, is now reunited with his invention. “Got my clock back finally,” Ahmed Mohamed, 14, captioned a photo posted to Twitter of him holding his invention on Friday. “If the clock was …
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Muslim student detained for invention resembling bomb

Muslim student detained for invention resembling bomb A high school freshman was detained by police after a teacher mistook his latest invention for a bomb. The Dallas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations believe the student was targeted …
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