Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 67 Issue 2

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March/April
2011
Volume: 67
ISSN: 1938-3282
Page count: 80
Issue external URL: Link

Interview

Chernobyl: Looking back, moving forward

1 March 2011
Europe/Russia
Chernobyl: Looking back, moving forward

The threat of global climate change has pushed governments around the world to consider alternative energy sources, including nuclear energy. As the interest in nuclear power increases, serious discussions on safety must resume before moving forward.

Feature

Nuclear notebook

1 March 2011
Nuclear notebook

The Obama administration’s disclosure of its stockpiled and dismantled warhead numbers through September 2009 was, apparently, a “one-time release”; thus, the question remains as to how quickly—or slowly—the country’s arsenal will decline.

Turn back the clock