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Old 06-04-2004, 10:33:48   #240
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Now reading 'Project Orion' by George Dyson. During the 1950s and 1960s there were research efforts into spaceflight using atomic bombs as the propulsion mechanism. This story is told by the son of Freeman Dyson; Freeman being one of the people involved in the project.
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Currently reading: 'Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid' by Douglas R. Hofstadter.
Synopsis: Towards a definition of consciousness from mathematics and logic.
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