Column: Szilard’s Nightmare

Leo Szilard was one of the smartest people living in and shaping events in the Twentieth Century. He started his training in Hungary as an engineer but switched to become a nuclear physicist. He enjoyed science fiction and recognized that many of the fantasies of writers, like H.G.Wells, Continue reading “Column: Szilard’s Nightmare”

Column: Welcome Home, Simone

Simone Biles withdrew from four events at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, and the mediocrities of America shouted, “Quitter!” The world’s greatest gymnast of all time was there to amuse and represent America, and she said, “No.” She refused to risk her life doing aerial maneuvers that Continue reading “Column: Welcome Home, Simone”