Mar 1, 2019
In 1950-1, Argentine dictator Juan Peron and German scientist
Ronald Richter announced that they had cracked the secret of
limitless energy from nuclear fusion, and would soon sell energy
"in pint-sized bottles, like milk" to every household in the
Of course, the slight problem was that this technology was really (perhaps) a century away, and Ronald Richter was a crackpot. But they still had their impact on the history of nuclear fusion. This is their story.
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