Praying For Fusion

I visited the site of the world's first atomic pile CP-1 (which stands for Chicago Pile One) while I was in Chicago for my son Jonathan's graduation from the University of Chicago.

There is a Henry Moore sculpture at the site. I hugged it and climbed in it to commune with the gods of energy. I was praying for success for the Bussard Fusion Reactor.

A really neat interactive picture of the Moore sculpture was done by VictorZaveduk. The orange building in the background is the Max Palevsky Residential Commons a.k.a. dormatories, where Jon lived while he went to U Chicago.

Cross Posted at Power and Control and at The Astute Bloggers

posted by Simon on 06.12.07 at 01:18 PM


May Vulcan be with you!

Eric Scheie   ·  June 12, 2007 10:53 PM

people do not know how much humanity has to gain from Busssard`s creation.

cristian   ·  June 27, 2007 10:01 AM

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