One of the fathers of nuclear weapons wrote science fiction about…

Leo Szilárd was one of the first scientists to come up with the idea of a nuclear chain reaction, and he wrote the 1939 letter (signed by his friend Albert Einstein) that convinced President Roosevelt to launch the Manhattan Project. After the war, though, he turned his attention to molecular biology — and to spur… » 3/04/11 7:30am 3/04/11 7:30am