Nuclear Holocaust in a Terrorist Age. My Purpose. To underscore the importance of keeping track of weapons grade Uranium as a deterrent to nuclear terrorism
92U23892U239 93N239 + β-
94Pu239 + β-
(half-life 24,100 years)
Nonetheless, the Nazis begin work on a dispersing bomb.
After 9/11, congress intensifies pressure o the DOE to step up its efforts to secure civilian HEU worldwide.
Glaser and Von Hippel: SciAm (2006)
Kouzes Amer. Scientist (2005)