Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 66 Issue 4

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July/August
2010
Volume: 66
ISSN: 1938-3282
Page count: 83
Issue external URL: Link

Feature

1 July 2010
Feature

A necessary political success, this year's conference has far-reaching implications

1 July 2010
Feature
A historical perspective reveals some unanticipated possibilities for the next 20 years
1 July 2010
Feature
Several next-generation nuclear reactor designs hold the promise of almost completely solving the worst concerns about nuclear energy. There is still a long way to go, however, before we see the “ultimate
1 July 2010
Feature
The global challenge of nuclear and radiological terrorism demands a global response—and public involvement.
1 July 2010
Feature
In an era of nuclear disarmament, the role of the national labs must be redefined because continued modernization of nuclear activities is a step backward, rather than forward.
1 July 2010
Feature
Although nanotechnology offers much hope, it also has dual-use potential that must be addressed. Past attempts to control chemical and biological weapons are instructive but inadequate.
1 July 2010
Feature

International capabilities must be supported and improved to respond to alleged uses of biological agents.

Nuclear notebook

1 July 2010
Nuclear notebook

As Russia and the United States continue to reduce their Cold War arsenals, global inventories of nuclear weapons will continue to decline. Yet eight of the nine nuclear states continue to produce new or modernized nuclear weapons.