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2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Intellectuals plead with Germany to keep remaining nuclear
In an open letter published last week in Welt, 25 leading German and foreign academics, environmentalists, and journalists attempt to convince the German people that continuing with their nation’s phase-out of nuclear power is not a good idea, and certainly not a green one.
Dr. Nam Zin Cho
Dr. Luiz Carlos LealDr. Mark L. Williams
Kord S. Smith
Nils G. Sjöstrand
Edward W. Larsen
Richard N. Hwang
Weston M. StaceyPaul J. Turinsky
Noel R. Corngold
Daniel G. Cacuci
Michael M.R. Williams
John J. Dorning
Dr. Gerald C. Pomraning posthumouslyRafael B. Perez
Pierre J. Benoist
Ely M. Gelbard
Raymond L. Murray
Allan F. Henry
Alvin M. Weinberg
Eugene P. Wigner