Stephen Hawking, member of the Board of Sponsors of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, will receive the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Founding Director of Chapin Hall and Bulletin Governing Board member Harold A. Richman died on July 30, 2009.
Steven Weinberg, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979 and holder of the Josey Regental Chair in Science at the University of Texas at Austin, has been named to the Board of Sponsors of the Chicago-based Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Bulletin board members Rose Gottemoeller, Jim Hansen, and Lawrence Korb to be featured speakers at Carnegie Nonproliferation Conference panel.
Joan Winstein, chief executive officer of Loan Strategies, Inc., has joined the governing board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, effective December 2008.
Lawrence Krauss, a theoretical physicist and cosmologist at Arizona State University, will co-chair the Bulletin's Board of Sponsors with Nobel Laureate Leon Ledermen.
Beginning in January 2009, Bulletin subscribers will receive the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists magazine in its new digital format only.
As of December 9, 2008, 53 years of Bulletin content is now available online for free at Google Books.
Beginning August 14, 2008, access to the online version of the Bulletin's print magazine will be available with a paid subscription.
Bulletin Publisher Kennette Benedict will interview author Richard Rhodes on November 8, 2008 at the Chicago Humanities Festival.