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Friday, April 14, 2017

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Friday, April 14, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

Siegfried S. Hecker
The first Russian explosive device to land on US soil wasn’t delivered by a Russian missile, as Americans feared might happen throughout the Cold War. It was delivered by FedEx.

Sharon Burke, Danny Cullenward, Alice Hill, John P. Holdren, Roger Pielke, Jr., Raymond Pierrehumbert, Steven W. Running, Richard Somerville, David Titley, Kevin Trenberth
President Donald Trump’s March 28 Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth is but the latest in a series of rollbacks intended to dismantle the Obama administration's climate change policies. Read the new commentaries on how those changes will affect everything from climate mitigation to national security.
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Charles P. Blair, Brooke V. Higgins
Why is Assad’s use of chemical weapons more barbaric than his far more lethal use of conventional munitions?
Dana Nuccitelli
A new study finds that scientists don't lose credibility among the public when they advocate for policies relevant to their expertise. Like the sign says: "What do we want? Evidence-based change. When do we want it? After peer review."

Elisabeth Eaves
Been meaning to leaf through that 500-page profile of Vladimir Putin by Fiona Hill, the White House’s new Russia expert? In case it slipped to the bottom of your list, the Washington Post’s Carlos Lozada read it for you.
April 22nd is not just Earth Day, it's the global March for Science. Find out everything you need to know about attending in your area, or about attending digitally through an online stream. The Bulletin will be present at the March for Science Chicago, and we'll have a booth at the Science Expo at the end of the march route. Stop by and visit. And be sure to catch the Bulletin's Rachel Bronson, Sonny Garg, and Daniel Holz in a "Fireside Chat," hosted by the March for Science Chicago, on Tuesday, April 18th.
Bob Frye's The Nuclear Requiem is now airing on PBS nationwide. WYCC has a broadcast scheduled for 8 p.m. on April 30th, with WTTW airing it on the same day at 6 p.m.
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