Project Orion: The Atomic Spaceship, 1957 1965

Author: George Dyson

Like cheap, shiny space suits and bug-eyed rubber monsters, nuclear-powered spaceships today seem like little more than laughably naïve 1950s science fiction tropes. It might have been otherwise–and still could be. George Dyson, son of supergenius physicist Freeman Dyson, wrote Project Orion to share some of his father’s amazing research with the world. Much had been kept….Read More

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