Author Weinberger, Targeting 'Imaginary Weapons'

Sharon Weinberger

Sharon Weinberger's book looks at some of the schemes that swallow up Defense Department money. hide caption

itoggle caption

Sharon Weinberger's new book is Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld. She looks at some of the wild schemes and fringe science projects under way at the Department of Defense.

Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, Slate and Aviation Week & Space Technology. She's editor-in-chief of Defense Technology International.

Books Featured In This Story

Imaginary Weapons
Imaginary Weapons

A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld

by Sharon Weinberger

Hardcover, 276 pages | purchase

Purchase Featured Book

Title
Imaginary Weapons
Subtitle
A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld
Author
Sharon Weinberger

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.