The Nuclear Boy Scout

The three minute clip above has been viewed more than 1.6 million on YouTube. Whole programme length: 23 minutes 40”

The true story of American teenager David Hahn, who set about building a nuclear reactor in his garden shed - until matters got out of hand and the shed started emitting high levels of radiation. Was his homemade reactor producing plutonium?

“Wonderful film” Daily Telegraph

“Magnificent story” The Times

“Highly surreal” Daily Mail

Previous showings:

Channel 4 UK; M6 France Docs de choc

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Producer/director: Bindu Mathur
Camera: Mike Muschamp
Editor: Cliff Homow
Music: Antoine Olivier
Science advisors: Mike Hoyland and Fred M. Niell
Researcher: David Briggs
Executive producer: Robert Eagle