Published December 16, 2018

Ukrainian Historian Serhii Plokhy in his important new book Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe (Basic Books: 2018) meticulously recounts the history of …
Published December 15, 2018

As the Chinese lunar lander Cheng-e 4 prepares for descent to von Karman Crater on the far side of the moon later this …
Published December 14, 2018

History tells us that border walls never work. The Sumerian Amorite Wall built in the 21st Century B.C.E. that extended one hundred miles …
Published December 13, 2018

One of the earliest references to a nuclear-propelled rocket in science fiction is a story by Robert Serviss entitled A Columbus of Space …
Published December 12, 2018

At Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania on March 3, 1966 the first commercial gas-cooled thermal nuclear reactor (HGTR) in the United States was connected to …
Published December 9, 2018

A new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic and former New York Times chief book critic Michiko Kakutani entitled The Death of Truth: …
Published December 6, 2018
An important feature of my book is the extensive bibliography that serves as a clear roadmap for my readers. A valuable new resource that …