The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting, and How to Make a Star
Released! 06/09/2015
The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting, and How to Make a Star
by Tom Clynes
Hardcover

How an American teenager became the youngest person ever to build a working nuclear fusion reactor 

By the age of nine, Taylor Wilson had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. At eleven, his grandmother’s cancer diagnosis drove him to investigate new ways to produce medical isotopes. And by fourteen, Wilson had built a 500-million-degree reactor and become the youngest person in history to achieve nuclear fusion. How could someone so young achieve so much, and wh... read more