Out of the desire to be safe from nuclear weapons comes a program to build a shield against them. A brilliant and detailed expose of the way in which the bright hopes and dreams of talented scientists are turned on the grindstone of political expediency until all that remains are the rough deceptions of self and nation. 4 line drawings.

Radiance 2003, St. Martins Press-3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312311360

Trade paperback

Radiance 2002, Picador USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312268930