Continuing the nuclear dialogue: selected essays
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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
VISIONS OF NUCLEAR UTOPIA
the Sea and Burning the Rocks1959
CHALLENGE AND THE HARD ROAD
5 other sections not shown
achieved American Nuclear Society Amory Lovins asymptotic Atomic Energy bombs breeder reactor breeding built burning capital costs central Class IX accident coal Commission core dams deuterium devices economic electricity Energy Analysis energy source entropy environment environmental essay estimate fast breeder fissionable material fossil fuel fuel cost fusion Hanford heat important industry inexhaustible less light water reactors Lovins LWRs meltdown neutron nuclear community nuclear energy nuclear energy system nuclear engineers nuclear enterprise nuclear fission nuclear fuel nuclear parks nuclear plants nuclear power plants nuclear reactors Nuclear Regulatory Commission nuclear system Oak Ridge operating perhaps plutonium possible present primary energy probability problems produced proposed question radiation radioactive Rasmussen Reactor Safety reactor-year responsibility Rifkin risk rocks second nuclear seems social Soft Energy Paths solar energy source of energy technical temperature thermal thorium Three Mile Island tons tricity ultimate United uranium utilities Weinberg