Unmaking the Bomb (BOK)

Harold A Feiveson

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Achieving nuclear disarmament, stopping nuclear proliferation, and preventing nuclear terrorism are among the most critical challenges facing the world today. Unmaking the Bomb proposes a new approach to reaching these long-held goals. Rather than considering them as separate issues, the authors -- physicists and experts on nuclear security -- argue that all three of these goals can be understood and realized together if we focus on the production, stockpiling, and disposal of plutonium and highly enriched uranium -- the fissile materials that are the key ingredients used to make nuclear weapons. The authors describe the history, production, national stockpiles, and current military and civilian uses of plutonium and highly enriched uranium, and propose policies aimed at reducing and eventually eliminating these fissile materials worldwide. These include an end to the production of highly enriched uranium and plutonium for weapons, an end to their use as reactor fuels, and the verified elimination of all national stockpiles.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Harold A Feiveson
Forlag
MIT University Press Group Ltd
ISBN 9780262027748
Antall sider 296 Dimensjoner 16,1cm x 23,7cm x 2,1cm
Vekt 536 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd