The lines in the song The Biggest Killer In American History, "I think of Edward Teller and his moribund reprise, then I look to Nevada and I can't believe my eyes" should be understood after viewing the material on this page.
Teller and Robert Oppenheimer spearheaded the Manhattan Project which created the atom bomb during the second world war. He preached how great the bomb was until his death and, unlike Oppenheimer, never had any regrets about it.
The following pictures tell the tale of Edward Teller. Click them to enlarge. Read them left to right, top to bottom.
Here's a small biography of Teller.
What does Nevada have to do with this topic? Well, these are the number of nuclear detonations that took place in Nevada: