Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 64 Issue 4

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September
2008
Volume: 64
ISSN: 0096-3402
Page count: 60
Issue external URL: Link

Feature

1 September 2008
Feature
Much has been made of the global expansion of nuclear power. While experts discuss the pros and cons, countries are moving forward with their plans to build new plants. Of all the energy technologies available, why nuclear?
1 September 2008
Feature
The hype about building new nuclear power plants could backfire if suppliers and labor make big plans today on a future that is far from assured.
1 September 2008
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Thinking of starting a nuclear power program? Good luck. A review of the capabilities and infrastructure of three Mideast efforts reveals what governments are up against.
1 September 2008
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Nuclear proponents cite new, safer reactor designs to assuage fears about accidents. Yet safety features may lose out to economics, and new plants could be little safer than the current fleet.
1 September 2008
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The current effort to rebrand nuclear as green is only the latest in a series of PR efforts to convince the U.S. public that fission is the ticket to a clean, efficient, and safe energy future.
1 September 2008
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Early expansion of nuclear energy resulted in dangerous dispersal of fissile material and weapons proliferation–threats that persist today. Is it possible to prevent history from repeating itself?
1 September 2008
Feature

Nuclear notebook

Turn back the clock

It Is 5 Minutes To Midnight: From the Bulletin

1 September 2008
It Is 5 Minutes To Midnight: From the Bulletin

Interview

1 September 2008
Interview