A Distant Light: Scientists and Public Policy

A Distant Light: Scientists and Public Policy

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461264231
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 09/12/2012
Series: Masters of Modern Physics
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Beyond March 4.- One Nuclear Power.- Press Release: Nuclear Power.- Nuclear Reactor Safety: An Evaluation of New Evidence.- Cooling Water.- Nuclear Safety.- The Failure of Nuclear Power.- Two Science.- Structure of the Proton and the Neutron.- Deep Inelastic Scattering: Experiments on the Proton and the Observation of Scaling.- Three National Security and Nuclear Weapons.- News Release: Announcing Declaration on the Nuclear Arms Race.- Declaration on the Nuclear Arms Race.- Spaced-Based Ballistic Missile Defense.- The Fallacy of Star Wars.- Accidental Nuclear War.- Dismantle Armageddon.- Four Global Environmental and Resource Issues.- Appeal by American Scientists to Prevent Global Warming.- Speech to the United Nations Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee.- Press Release: Announcing World Scientists' Warning to Humanity.- World Scientists' Warning to Humanity.- Constraints on the Expansion of the Global Food Supply.- Meeting Population, Environment and Resource Challenges: The Costs of Inaction.- Bioengineering of Crops.- Five Cleanup of Radioactive Contamination.- Alternative Futures for the Department of Energy National Laboratories.- Six Current Issues.- Quenching the Wild Wells of Kuwait.- Post-Conflict Mine Clearing.- 10.1007/978-1-4419-8507-1_26.- 305.

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