Month: October 2013

Hanford and the middle ground between “knowing” and “not knowing”

Hanford and the middle ground between “knowing” and “not knowing”

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

Members of the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists win Leo Szilard Award

Members of the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists win Leo Szilard Award

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