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Nuclear power is the primary carbon-free energy source technically capable of meeting the world's electricity needs. But current reactors use and generate special nuclear material that can be used for making nuclear weapons. Is it possible to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons and simultaneously develop peaceful nuclear power technologies? At the Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy Panel Discussion, experts will describe and integrate technical and policy aspects of the nuclear power and nuclear nonproliferation problem.
2013 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public. Information on Brookhaven National Laboratory's Nuclear Nonproliferation, Safeguards, and Security graduate summer course and a reception to follow. Dr. Michael D. Rosenthal joined Brookhaven National Laboratory in May 2007 as the Head of the Nonproliferation and Safeguards Division.
2011 - 11:45 am to 1:00 pm