Monday, August 1, 2016

Atomic-Powered Tanks, Part 1

An atomic-powered tank is a terrible idea. But that's never kept people from trying.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Burning Gas

On August 9th, 1957, a team of Russian scientists brought a prototype reactor of a radical new kind to criticality. This reactor was fueled by gaseous uranium hexafluoride – the first gas-fueled reactor ever built.[KDG]

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Realism in Atompunk

Sorry for how dead this has been; math has been keeping me busy.   Fortunately, my thesis is finally (finally) done, so with a little luck I'll be able to start posting more often again.   As a first installment on that promise, an essay of mine has been posted at Alternate History Weekly Update for its fifth anniversary: How to Write a Realistic Atompunk Timeline.