O autor não era outro senão o próprio Isaac Asimov:
Pâté de Foie Gras is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov which was first published in the September 1956 issue of Astounding Science Fiction. It appeared in Asimov's 1957 science essay collection Only a Trillion, in his 1968 short story collection Asimov's Mysteries, and in The Complete Stories, Vol. 2. It also appeared in The Edge of Tomorrow. - wikiepedia
e para citar a história:
There's no doubt about it,' said Billings.
He snapped his pencil and stood up. That Goose is a living nuclear reactor.'