Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 64 Issue 2

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May
2008
Volume: 64
ISSN: 0096-3402
Page count: 64
Issue external URL: Link

Feature

1 May 2008
Feature
Carbon dioxide emissions are rising so fast that some scientists are seriously considering putting Earth on life support as a last resort. But is this cure worse than the disease?
1 May 2008
Feature
How is global warming affecting existing competition for resources and changing international security priorities? A survey of recent research shows how complex the picture could become.
1 May 2008
Feature
Before Stagg Field, before Trinity, before the atomic age dawned above Hiroshima and Nagasaki, nascent nuclear technologies emerged into a world unsure of how to manage the bevy of new and dangerous secrets. The surprising method of early
1 May 2008
Feature

The United States plans to protect itself from emerging missile threats by building a Europe-based missile defense system. Like its predecessors, the system has serious technological deficiencies.

1 May 2008
Feature
The proposed European missile defense system is intended to guard against a missile attack originating from Iran–yet Iran's missile capabilities are relatively limited.
1 May 2008
Feature
After visiting the Yongbyon nuclear complex, the former head of Los Alamos National Laboratory judges that North Korean officials are working in “good faith” to disable the facilities. But he warns that

Review

Nuclear notebook

Turn back the clock

1 May 2008
Turn back the clock

It Is 5 Minutes To Midnight

1 May 2008
It Is 5 Minutes To Midnight

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1 May 2008
At www.thebulletin.org

Interview

1 May 2008
Interview