Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 65 Issue 1

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January
2009
Volume: 65
ISSN: 0096-3402
Page count: 69
Issue external URL: Link

Feature

1 January 2009
Feature
Arming Trident ballistic missiles with conventional warheads to strike “high-value” targets on a moment's notice would likely cause more problems than it solves.
1 January 2009
Feature
Long before their current nuclear crisis, the united States and Iran overcame concerns about proliferation and sovereign rights to negotiate a nuclear accord. Can they do it again?
1 January 2009
Feature
Civilian and military stockpiles of materials that can be used to make nuclear weapons continue to pose global risks.
1 January 2009
Feature
Threat reduction programs with former Soviet states can serve as models to create new, peaceful jobs for the North's cadre of nuclear scientists and bomb makers.

The Bulletin Interview

1 January 2009
The Bulletin Interview
Fluctuations in arctic sea ice are perhaps the most vivid signs of a warming global climate, yet relatively little is known about sea ice dynamics. a leading sea ice researcher unpacks the mysteries behind climate change's

In Review

1 January 2009
In Review
Cancer research employing nanotechnology demonstrates that even slight variations in nanoparticles can drastically affect health risks.

Nuclear notebook

1 January 2009
Nuclear notebook

Recent research exposes the fallacies that helped to drive missile stockpiles to astronomical levels, making Russia's persistently slow reduction of deployed missiles all the more inexcusable.