By: Alexis Madrigal
A vernacular clean technology of countryside contraptions.
He unleashed a game as creative as it was retrograde.
The irreducible weirdness of an environmental icon.
The game we played was the life he lived.
In place of carnality, a quixotic pursuit of obliquity.
“We nuclear people have made a Faustian bargain with society.”
Growth may not always find a way, she argued.
The Hungarian nuclear chain reaction pioneer who took H.G. Wells very, very seriously.