“Je n’avais pas besoin de cette hypothèse-là” ~ Pierre-Simon Laplace

October 22, 2008

George Dyson: Let’s take a nuclear-powered rocket to Saturn

Filed under: Astronomy — yowie3120 @ 10:23 pm

About this talk

Author George Dyson spins the story of Project Orion, a massive, nuclear-powered spacecraft that could have taken us to Saturn in five years. His insider’s perspective and a secret cache of documents bring an Atomic Age dream to life.

About George Dyson

A historian and philosopher of science, George Dyson takes a clear-eyed and deeply researched view of our recent scientific past — while showing where it may lead us

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