About me
Archive
About me

Weekend read: The boy who played with fusion

This is a great feature from Popular Science magazine about Taylor Wilson, a young lad with an amazingly enquiring scientific mind. He set up a nuclear lab in his family’s garage before he even reached his teens, and achieved nuclear fusion at the age of fourteen. It’s an extraordinary story by Tom Clynes.

This 1,768th post was filed under: Weekend Reads.

Some recently published posts

What I’ve been reading this month / January 2020, 7 minutes long

Faber Stories / December 2019, 4 minutes long

My favourite books of 2016 / December 2019, 26 minutes long

What I’ve been reading this month / December 2019, 12 minutes long

What I’ve been reading this month / November 2019, 5 minutes long

Some random old posts

Johnson’s crazy screening plan / April 2008, 4 minutes long

Desktop app of the week: Papers 2 / May 2012, 3 minutes long

What I’ve been reading this month / December 2018, 5 minutes long

Royal Mail loses its monopoly on letters after 350 years / February 2005, Less than a minute long

Wishing you peace and prosperity for 2008 / January 2008, Less than a minute long

Let’s ditch the word ‘cancer’ / January 2014, 1 minute long


Comments and responses

No comments or responses to this post have been published yet.

Compose a new comment



Comment

You may use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> .

If you would like to display a profile picture beside your comment, sign up for Gravatar, and enter your email address above.

By submitting your comment, you confirm that it conforms to the site's comment policy. Comments are subject to both automatic and human moderation, and may take some time to appear.



The content of this site is copyright protected by a Creative Commons License, with some rights reserved. All trademarks, images and logos remain the property of their respective owners. The accuracy of information on this site is in no way guaranteed. Opinions expressed are solely those of the author. No responsibility can be accepted for any loss or damage caused by reliance on the information provided by this site. This site uses cookies - click here for more information.