Frank N. von Hippel

Articles by Frank N. von Hippel

2 September 2016

Princeton expert Frank von Hippel proposes a single, central question about nuclear weapons that journalists and citizens should consider asking the 2016 presidential candidates.

1 September 2011
The Fukushima issue
The release of radioactivity into the atmosphere from the Fukushima Daiichi accident has been estimated by Japan’s government as about one-tenth of that from the Chernobyl accident.
1 May 2010
Since the dawn of the nuclear age, nuclear energy advocates have dreamed of a reactor that could produce more fuel than it used. More than 60 years and $100 billion later, that vision remains as far from reality as ever.
1 September 2001
1 July 2001
Commercial satellites can be used to pick up many of the telltale signs of fissile material production.