Megatons to Megawatts

In 1991, MIT physicist Thomas L. Neff wrote an Op-Ed in the New York Times. At the time, Gorbachev had agreed┬áto dismantle thousands of nuclear warheads, but the Soviet economy couldn’t afford the process. Neff made a suggestion: let the US buy the uranium and use it as fuel. It would be a win for […]

Starving Souls: How the US studied malnutrition.

There has only been one comprehensive study on the effects of starvation on human beings. An experiment by Dr. Ancel Keys, which remains the sole source of information on the subject to this day. And for good reason: it has become illegal to starve your subjects, even if they volunteer.