Cover: Big Science

Review: Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex

Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex by Michael Hiltzik Simon & Schuster, 2015.  Hardcover, 528 pages. Ernest Lawrence may be less known than Robert Oppenheimer, but both had equally important roles in the creation of the Atomic Bomb.  In fact, after reading this book, one sees how if not…

Cover: When Britian Burned the White House

Review: When Britain Burned the White House

When Britain Burned the White House:  The 1814 Invasion of Washington by Peter Snow Thomas Dunne Books, 2014.  Hardcover, 320 pages. Note:  For the upcoming American Independence Day, a reminder the fight for freedom did not end with the American Revolution, thus my pick for this week’s book review. First off, I originally selected When Britain…