USS Gerald R Ford Vs HMS Queen Elizabeth – Nuclear vs Non-nuclear

The USS Gerald R Ford and the HMS Queen Elizabeth are the latest and most modern aircraft carriers in the world. Both use the latest technology to support planes like the F-35 but why has the British carrier not followed in the footsteps of the American carriers and used nuclear to power it’s systems and […]

How Nuclear rockets will get us to Mars and beyond

A few days ago on the 6th of February 2018 SpaceX’s first test launch of the Falcon 9 heavy the most powerful rocket since the Saturn 5 successfully launched a payload of Elon Musk’s own cherry red Tesla roadster complete with a Starman mannequin first into orbit and then on what was meant to be […]

Nuclear powered Planes, Trains and Automobiles

To quote L.P. Heartly’s 1953 book “The G-Between”, “The past is a different country they do things differently there”. That’s definitely something that could be applied to our attitude to the newly discovered atomic power in the late 1940s and 50s. Within just a few years after the first atomic bombs have been dropped on […]