Continuing the nuclear dialogue: selected essays

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American Nuclear Society, 1985 - Technology & Engineering - 204 pages
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Alvin Weinberg has been a key contributor to nuclear power for more than 40 years and has also been a prolific writer on the interaction between modern technology and society. Included in this collection are 21 essays and reviews that span the past four decades of the nuclear era. In his early essays, Weinberg forecast the industrial uses of nuclear energy and outlined the requirements for economic nuclear power generation. More recently, the author considered the problems, perceived risks, and moral imperatives of nuclear technology and put such events as the accident at Three Mile Island-2 in perspective. These essays will be stimulating reading for anyone interested in the complex role of nuclear energy in today's world.

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VISIONS OF NUCLEAR UTOPIA
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the Sea and Burning the Rocks1959
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CHALLENGE AND THE HARD ROAD
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