Desert, Nukes, Spies And A High Tech Oasis

Oddly enough, it looks like a mosque, with a silver-domed roof and a minaret-like tower. But this strange complex is, in fact, the Israeli Nuclear Research Center in Dimona. Located in the middle of barren brown hills in the Negev desert, it has been a subject of endless speculation, mystery, and espionage for decades. Nuclear research is conducted at the reactor, but no one knows for sure if Israel makes nuclear weapons there. The Israelis are scrupulous about keeping activity at the Dimona center a secret.

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