Mary Claire Birdsong wrote a poem dedicated to pioneers in nuclear energy. It was included in a 90th Birthday message to Dr. Theodore Rockwell.
It’s almost humorous. Discussing nuclear energy as “alternate energy” is like calling the wheat in your bread a “grain substitute.”
“Remember the Alamo!” is one of the most well-known slogans in American history. It ranks right up there with “Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes,” credited to the Battle of Bunker Hill, or Nathan Hale’s “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.”