Once lauded for their vision and promise, Silicon Valley giants have made life so hard for locals that residents regularly protest the companies, including their amenities like charter buses to save workers from the region’s terrible traffic. AP Photo/Richard Jacobsen

Silicon Valley, from ‘heart’s delight’ to toxic wasteland

Silicon Valley, from ‘heart’s delight’ to toxic wasteland Once lauded for their vision and promise, Silicon Valley giants have made life so hard for locals…

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For the first time, human beings harnessed the power of atomic fission. Keith Ruffles, CC BY

Atomic age began 75 years ago with the first controlled nuclear chain reaction

Atomic age began 75 years ago with the first controlled nuclear chain reaction For the first time, human beings harnessed the power of atomic fission.…

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