Stories by S. Fred Singer
Phobos and Deimos would make ideal staging areas
Scientific American Volume 223, Issue 3
Energy & Sustainability
In releasing the energy stored in fossil and nuclear fuels man accelerates slow cycles of nature. The waste products of power generation then interact with the fast cycles of the biosphere
Scientific American Volume 191, Issue 5
Before they crash to earth these stony or metallic objects are exposed to cosmic rays. Helium produced by this bombardment provides a new clue to the planetary catastrophes of the past
S. FRED SINGER is director of the Science and Environmental Policy Project in Fairfax, Va., and professor at George Mason University. A pioneer in the use of rockets (captured German V-2s) to investigate the upper atmosphere and near-Earth space, he was the first director of the National Weather Satellite Center. He devised the cosmic-ray method of dating meteorites and was among the first to study the origin and evolution of the Martian moons.