How Nuclear Explosions Were Used to Save the Environment
During the Cold War, the USSR and U.S. had programs to harness the power of nuclear explosions, demonstrated here in the “Baker” test, for peaceful purposes.U.S. DOD via Wikipedia In the late spring of 2010, the world watched, often in real time, a new kind of environmental disaster unfold: An oil rig operating deep under the […]
Haunted by His Brother, He Revolutionized Physics
To John Archibald Wheeler, the race to explain time was personal.