Q&A: Understanding a Trillion-Dollar Question

Brookhiser, Richard
February 1979
National Review;2/2/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p142
The article presents an interview with Bernard Cohen, an expert on nuclear power and professor of physics at the University of Pittsburgh in the U.S. in 1979. It includes background information on Cohen and his professional career, as well as his views on nuclear power and their dependability as lower-cost sources of electricity. Cohen also explains the science behind nuclear reactors and their use of uranium, plutonium or a combination of both to generate power.


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