Howard S. Halpern, CCABW, is a retired applied physicist, engineer, sometimes chemist, whose career on behalf of the United States’ national defense spanned 43 years. He was employed at United Technologies for 35 years, retiring in 1990. He worked on delivery of nuclear weapons by both missiles and aircraft, and defenses against them, including the United States’ first generation intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). Halpern shares his life, wisdom, theories, and passions with readers.
Not Quite Random Thoughts, Insights & Needles from Haystacks is a multidisciplinary work based on Howard S. Halpern’s thoughts. He spent 43 years working in the field of national defense for the United States. Included are his ideas on time, evolution, climate change, and quirks of history. His objective is to encourage readers to become engaged in the world around them and think for themselves.