Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
In the early 1930s, H.G. Wells visited General Electric's research laboratories in Schenectady, a facility dubbed the House of Magic by GE’s public relations department. Here the famous author was hosted by Nobel Prize-winning chemist Irving Langmuir, who suggested an idea for a story to Wells.
Langmuir described an alternative form of water that remaine…
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