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Alvin Weinberg (1915–2006)
Exploring Profound Challenges to Mankind's Future
- Can the Sun Replace Uranium?
- What Do We Do when the Mercury Runs Out?
the Alternative Energy Strategies Achievable?
During his esteemed career as pioneering nuclear scientist and Director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Alvin Weinberg penned words on a wide range of scientific challenges to mankind’s future. These words, codified in research literature, represent Weinberg’s science legacy. A selection is listed on this page for download. Additional Weinberg papers, including lecture notes, technical reports and speculations, can be found by searching the technical information collections in the Energy Citations Database and Information Bridge, two of the science information resources which reside at OSTI and are available on the Web.
- Toward an Acceptable Nuclear Future
- Second Nuclear Era
- Nuclear Energy at the Turning Point
- Can the Sun Replace Uranium
- Age of Substitutability: Or What Do We Do when the Mercury Runs Out
- U.S. Energy and Economic Growth, 1975–2010
- Some Long-Range Speculations about Coal
- Are the Alternative Energy Strategies Achievable?
- Economic and Environmental Implications of a U.S. Nuclear Moratorium, 1985–2010
- Beyond the Technological Fix
- Five Lectures on Nuclear Reactors Presented at CAL Tech
- Papers on the Nuclear Regulatory Dilemma
- Some Crucial Issues in Nuclear Energy
- U.S. Energy R&D: Policies and Priorities
- Safety of Nuclear Power
- Global Effects of Increased Use of Energy
- Demographic Policy and Power Plant Siting
- Pile Neutron Physics (Lecture Notes) Slowing Down of Neutrons