The Manhattan Project

Question: Would the interference from the plutonium keep the RC car from working?

Answer: Radiation wouldn't necessarily affect a remote control car. It would contaminate it, but beyond that the car would continue to work.

Question: What was given to Paul to make him talk?

Answer: To further elaborate, sodium pentothal, AKA "truth serum" places the subject in a sedated state; the subject is then questioned while under its influence because it is supposedly very difficult (but not impossible) to lie while under its influence.

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Answer: Sodium Pentothal.

Factual error: The kid steals a jar of 99.997 pure Plutonium, and carries it around with him. 25mm of lead shielding would have not been sufficient to prevent radiation poisoning.

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Suggested correction: This isn't true. While a fissile material, a sub-critical mass is relatively safe to handle with gloves and preventing if from being exposed to air.

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Paul Stephens: I never thought I'd say this to anybody, but I got to go get the atomic bomb out of the car.

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Trivia: After the six wires are cut to defuse the weapon, you can see the amount of time left on the clock is 07:16:45, which is the date of the first successful test of the Atomic Bomb.

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