Posts tagged with enrichment

FAS Roundup: October 14, 2013

New report on MANPADS threat, anniversary of LTBT, Iran’s enrichment of uranium and much more. Publication: Report Examines MANPADS Threat and International Efforts to Address It On November 28, 2002, terrorists fired two Soviet-designed SA-7 man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS) at an Israeli plane destined for Tel Aviv as it departed from Moi International Airport in […]

Up for Debate: Laser Isotope Separation

Prof. Mark Raizen and Dr. Francis Slakey debate the benefits and risks of dual use scientific research. Is the promise of tapping into the rare isotopes of the elements worth risking the threat of nuclear proliferation? Debate: The Risks and Benefits of Laser Isotope Separation (LIS) In April 2012, Nature published “Controversial Research: Good Science Bad Science,”  which focused […]