Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 68 Issue 5

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September
2012
Volume: 68
ISSN: 1938-3282
Page count: 104
Issue external URL: Link

The energy issue

1 September 2012
The energy issue

In the wake of the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, opinion makers and policy makers, alike, have worked internationally to pique interest in thorium as a possible alternative fuel for commercial nuclear reactors.

Features

Nuclear notebook

1 September 2012
Nuclear notebook

In this Nuclear Notebook, the authors write about nonstrategic nuclear weapons—starting with the difficulty of finding a universal definition for them. Although the United States and Russia have reduced their nonstrategic stockpiles, significant inventories remain.