Posts by Monica Amarelo

The Surprising Science of Nuclear Terrorism

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 […]

Harold Palmer Smith Jr. Elected New Chairman of the FAS Board

(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 […]

FAS in the News

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, […]