Night with the Experts: Plutonium – National Radioactive Waste Coalition

Night with the Experts: Plutonium

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Date(s) - 02/24/2022
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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NEIS (Nuclear Energy Information Service) presents “Plutonium: How Nuclear Power’s Dream Fuel Became a Nightmare” with Frank von Hippel.  They say,

Frank von Hippel, a nuclear physicist, is Professor of Public and International Affairs emeritus at Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security, which he co-founded. In 2006, he co-founded the International Panel on Fissile Materials and co-chaired it for its first nine years. During 1983-90, he worked with President Gorbachev’s advisor, Evgenyi Velikhov, to develop a number of successful initiatives to end the US-Soviet nuclear arms race. During 1993-4, he served as Assistant Director for National Security in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and helped develop US-Russian cooperative initiatives on nuclear threat reduction.

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