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An experimental nuclear and particle physicist’s assessment of the Japan reactor situation

Richard Wilson is Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Emeritus, at Harvard University. He has been an affiliate of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is … Continue reading >

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Japan’s nuclear power plant crisis: Some context

By MATTHEW BUNN Harvard Kennedy School Associate Professor Matthew Bunn, whose research topics includes nuclear proliferation risks, the future of nuclear energy and its fuel cycle, and policies to promote innovation in energy technologies, offered these observations early Monday on … Continue reading >

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A Better Way to Deal with Dirty-Bomb Threats

The Power & Policy Fellows Forum By Arnold Bogis The latest diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks are filled with descriptions of smuggled radioactive materials. Director of the National Counterterrorism Center Michael Leiter recently testified to the House Permanent Select Committee … Continue reading >

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