Nuclear Energy

Fall/17

A reflection on the nuclear scientists who gave Mao’s China the bomb.

Fall/17

The age of nuclear weapons has been remarkably peaceful, but danger is ever present.

Fall/17

The subject of controversy when it was commissioned, Nuclear Energy has become a constant in the UChicago landscape.

Fall/17

The story of the first controlled, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction is one of science, of war, and of people—those who made the experiment a success, those who strove to inform the public about the threats the breakthrough posed, and those tending its ambivalent legacies today.

Fall/17

The scientists who made CP-1 possible, and the thinkers tending its ambivalent legacy today.

Fall/17

Enrico Fermi and Leo Szilard were comparable scientific visionaries but opposite personalities.

Fall/17

Remembering Chicago Pile-1.

08.11.2015

Professor Robert Rosner lifts the veil on the cost of nuclear energy.

03.27.2012

I-House screens Fukushima documentary.

Mar–Apr/12

Small modular nuclear reactors could have economic and safety benefits, a Chicago study reports.

Sept–Oct/11

Where's the profit motive to keep nuclear power plants safe?