Deborah Blum

Book author (The Poisoner's Handbook). Blogger (Wired Science). Journalist. Professor (The University of Wisconsin). Chemistry Geek (Total).


The Death of a Dissident


In the midst of the Cold War — October 12, 1957, to be precise — a Ukrainian dissident named Lev Rebet made the mistake of opening his door to a Soviet agent. The…


The Death of a Dissident


In the midst of the Cold War — October 12, 1957, to be precise — a Ukrainian dissident named Lev Rebet made the mistake of opening his door to a Soviet agent. The…