Do you think you’re clever enough to build nuclear weapons in secret? Imagine a world in which countries have agreed to give up nuclear weapons. In such a world, nations would want a high level of confidence that there would not be breakout to build nuclear weapons in any nation. You can now test your […]
FAS is committed to communicating in a clear, credible, and non-fear-mongering way about security threats. In this recent, brief YouTube video, FAS Board member Devabhaktuni “Sri” Srikrishna talks about the nuclear weapons-usable material highly enriched uranium (HEU). He explains why it is a security concern and what can and should be done to reduce the risk of nuclear terrorism involving […]
Today I testified before the House Committee on Science and Technology on “Charting the Course for American Nuclear Technology and the Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy Research and Development Roadmap”. You can read my testimony here.
(WASHINGTON DC) — The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) today announced the election of its new Chairman of the Board of Directors — a technology, foreign policy, and defense expert who is a distinguished visiting scholar with the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley (UCB). Asked about his new role […]
In his State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama drew attention to nuclear energy, calling for “building a new generation of safe, clean nuclear power plants.” While the president did not go into more details in the address, a misconception on the White House blog about the role of nuclear power has prompted this […]
This weekly digest provides links to headlines that feature FAS projects, staff, and important issues. Stay up-to-date with FAS IN THE NEWS. Roundup For Week Ending January 29, 2010 Energy, safety and nuclear capabilities intertwined – ScienceNews – 30 January 2010: On January 1, Charles D. Ferguson became president of the Federation of American Scientists, […]