Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 63 Issue 6

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November
2007
Volume: 63
ISSN: 0096-3402
Page count: 64
Issue external URL: Link

Opinion

1 November 2007
Opinion
Protecting the public from the risks of synthetic biology depends on the scientific community's will, capacity, and commitment to regulate itself.
1 November 2007
Opinion
Presidential candidates need to address a wide range of national security questions this election season.
1 November 2007
Opinion
During the 1980s, a grass roots movement against nuclear weapons filled city streets worldwide with protesters. Today, the drumbeat for disarmament is growing loud again. Our experts debate whether we are witnessing a reemergence

Interview

1 November 2007
Interview
Life is full of risks. Buf one scienfisf confends fhaf life fueled by more nuclear power is filled wifh fhe sorf of risks fhaf are insurmounfable and unnecessary.

Feature

1 November 2007
Feature
Climate change challenges us to move beyond a culture that has reduced nature to yet another consumable.
1 November 2007
Feature
Trapped by a political stalemate, Burma's Rohingya minority live in horrific conditions that are both an indictment of the international community's inability to protect refugees and a recruiting ground for terrorists.
1 November 2007
Feature
Seven years ago, scientists published a pioneering study to help Americans understand the implications of climate change. Here's why you've never heard of it.
1 November 2007
Feature
A pioneer in the field of elementary particle physics and the first director of one of the most productive research facilities ever built, W. K. H. “Fief” Panofsky served as an adviser at the

Review

1 November 2007
Review
The Atomic Bazaar: The Rise of the Nuclear Poor, by William Langewiesche, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 181 pages, 2007, $22.
1 November 2007
Review
Military Nanotechnology: Potential Applications and Preventive Arms Control (Contemporary Security Studies), by Jürgen Altmann, Routledge, 238 pages, 2006, $125.
1 November 2007
Review
Einstein: His Life and Universe, by Walter Isaacson, Simon and Schuster, 704 pages, 2007, $32.

Nuclear notebook

Turn back the clock

1 November 2007
Turn back the clock

Bulletins

1 November 2007
Bulletins
Agricultural practices indirectly affect the atmosphere–and climate.