Oct 27 2017
Little Boy, the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima, used one hundred and forty one pounds of enriched uranium to produce its big bang. With improved technology, today’s nuclear bombs can be created with thirty five pounds of Uranium-235 or even nine pounds of Plutonium-239. But there is a material far deadlier than enriched uranium or […]
Oct 20 2017
When I was younger, I used to be an astronaut. Not a full time astronaut, it was more of a part time gig. Or maybe just a little bit of the time. Like when my parents would load up the whole family in the station wagon and drive from Cleveland to Baltimore.
You see, astronauts are […]