Tagged: Cold War

The atomic fly swatter

“The flight of 16 Soviet Bear bombers is detected more than 100 miles out. The big four-engine aircraft, with their contra-rotating props and swept-back wings, rumble at high altitude toward the northern California coast....

White Alice

Their odd, parabolic shapes loom strange in the treeless tundra of the Arctic. Like alien eyes or movie screens where there are people. Even the name is enigmatic: White Alice. A name that suggests...

Weaponizing the weather

Using the massive power of modern weapons to cause devastating global environmental change is one of the main threads of my thriller, The Atlas Fracture. A recent post at Salon, “We Tried to Weaponize...