Can a Penny Dropped from a Skyscraper Kill You?

Betteridge’s law

Tungsten telephone poles dropped from orbit, however,…


God’s Rods entered into my analysis of the “delightful cosmic coincidence” between the Chelyabinsk meteor and an Earth approaching asteroid in a different trajectory. Basically, I had a bit of a run-in with Heinlein at a SciFi convention over the conflict between O’Neill and Graham (SDI advocate) regarding the service mark “High Frontier” and wondered whether that might have had something to do with the DoE’s refusal to seriously consider O’Neill’s ideas during the Reagan Administration.