In case you don't know the story, he wanted to shoot of nuclear devices to build an artificial harbor at Point Hope. Read THE FIRECRACKER BOYS by Dan O'Neil. Or look at this Project Chariot website.
Edward Teller Is Dead at 95; Fierce Architect of H-Bomb
Edward Teller, who was present at the creation of the first nuclear weapons and who grew even more famous for defending them, died yesterday at his home on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, Calif., according to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which Dr. Teller once headed. He was 95.(more)