Scholarly work on the public understanding of the Cold War nuclear industry has frequently focused on media coverage related to the secrecy of US nuclear sites. This method of analysis holds true particularly for the Hanford Site, a plutonium production complex located in Washington State that polluted a large portion of the Pacific Northwest with radioactive … Continued
Month: October 2013
In this Explain This, the author explains, in less than 800 words, what exactly is required to convert a civilian enrichment plant into a nuclear weapons material facility.
With support from the international community, China can slow the nuclear and missile programs of Iran and North Korea.
The misbegotten B61 life-extension program.
Eliminating weapons of mass destruction is the only way to make civilians secure and safe.
Pyongyang has strengthened its bargaining position in any future negotiations.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: It is 5 Minutes to Midnight CHICAGO – October 8, 2013 – Lew Watts, president of Lew Watts & Associates LLC, an energy consultancy firm, has joined the Governing Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, effective October 2013. In 2009 he was the Chair of the World … Continued
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: It is 5 Minutes to Midnight CHICAGO – October 4, 2013 – Two members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ distinguished Science and Security Board have received the 2014 Leo Szilard Award. Dr. M.V Ramana, physicist and lecturer at Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security; and … Continued
The budget fight and suspension of government services threaten the nation’s ability to respond to disease outbreaks.
Far more is at stake in diplomacy with Iran than a solution to the Iranian nuclear program.
Russia’s reaction to Israel’s anti-missile defense test shows that in the real world, surprise can lead to peril.
In the case of Syria, is the media falling prey to the same biological weapons hysteria that led to the invasion of Iraq in 2003?