Science Rules! Loose Nukes? You Betcha

Nuclear weapons should be important to all of us because we’ve got to figure out how to not use them, and how to protect them.

Caller Valentina wonders how a generation inundated with information can prioritize nukes as an issue, while caller Larry suggests that maybe the answer to this world problem is as simple as blasting them all into space. Science historian and nuclear weapons expert Dr. Alex Wellerstein joins us to talk history, address those concerns, and more.

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Science Topics
Physics, Radiation
Social Studies Topics
Cold War, Government and Political Science, World History, World War II
Middle School, High School
7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, Adults

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