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Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI)

  • Rob HerberEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Springer Biographies book series (SPRINGERBIOGS)

Abstract

It was so remarkable. Most scientists did not believe in Reagan’s Star Wars idea. But Reagan said: ‘We’re going to do that’.” Bloembergen in an interview [1].

List of Abbreviations

APS

American Physical Society

DEW

Direct Energy Weapons

KEW

Kinetic Energy Weapons

SDI

Strategic Defense Initiative

SDIO

Strategic Defense Initiative Organization

UCS

Union of Concerned Scientists

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Utrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

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