The Bomb

Publisher:
BBC

The Bomb

4.9/5

Critic Rating

After Oppenheimer’s success at the Oscars, delve into the wider story of the atomic bomb. Told through the scientists and spies who changed history. Season 1 follows the scientist who discovers the destructive possibilities of harnessing nuclear power. It leads to the race to beat the Nazis to the first atomic bomb. Season 2 tells of a brilliant scientist who lives a double life, stealing atomic secrets for the Soviet Union. Season 3 is coming soon.


Critic Reviews

Score: 4.9

Miranda Sawyer • The Guardian Aug 8, 2020

"The Bomb is well told, satisfyingly paced, nicely scripted. As you get older, you understand that what-iffery leads to madness, but it’s used nicely here, and this is an excellent podcast so far. …"

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