Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 59 Issue 5

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September
2003
Volume: 59
ISSN: 0096-3402
Page count: 73
Issue external URL: Link

Reports

1 September 2003
Reports

Editor's Note

1 September 2003
Editor's Note

Opinion

Feature

1 September 2003
Feature
Siting advanced bioweapons germ research at secretive nuclear labs could be a serious mistake, especially given Energy's poor security, safety, and environmental records.
1 September 2003
Feature
U.S. officials say they have Al Qaeda on the run. Maybe they shouldn't be too sure about that.
1 September 2003
Feature
Even with U.S. government help, most former Soviet weapons enterprises have produced commercial flops. A willingness to learn from failure could make a powerful difference.
1 September 2003
Feature
It costs more, it's as dangerous to make as a bomb, and burning MOX creates almost as much plutonium as it gets rid of. Other than that, it's a great idea.
1 September 2003
Feature
The deadline is now. Will Iran come clean about its nuclear doings?

The Big Picture

1 September 2003
The Big Picture

Review

1 September 2003
Review
Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82 By Elizabeth Anne Fenn, Hill and Wang, 2001, 370 pages: $25.00 Scourge: The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox By Jonathan B. Tucker, Atlantic Monthly Press, 2001, 291 pages: $26.00

Nuclear notebook

1 September 2003
Nuclear notebook

And Another Thing…

1 September 2003
And Another Thing…