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Author Weinberger, Targeting 'Imaginary Weapons'

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

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.

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