SOURCE: Times of Israel
New forensic research techniques could fill in missing details of the progress of Nazi nuclear weapons programs and improve contemporary efforts to enforce nuclear nonproliferation.
by Rebecca Gordon
American energy policy has utterly failed to even acknowledge the hazards posed by the production of nuclear waste; concern about climate change must not enable a careless expansion of nuclear power.
SOURCE: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
The history of nuclear power and nuclear weapons has historically been entangled with the history of colonialism and global white supremacy.
"Nevertheless, the next ten days demonstrated the value of international medical cooperation in moments of crisis, even when politics might make success seem impossible." writes Yair Reisner, an Israeli doctor whose help was requested by Russian officials after the disaster.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Artemis Spyrou and Wolfgang Mittig
A uranium nucleus could split in half releasing huge amounts of energy. This finding at the dawn of World War II was the start of a scientific and military race to understand and use this new atomic source of power.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
For many people in the West, Chernobyl has served as a kind of referendum on nuclear power.
by Lawrence S. Wittner
General Electric ships jobs overseas, doesn't pay taxes, and actively endangers Americans.
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