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Alvin Weinberg (1915–2006)


Exploring Profound Challenges to Mankind's Future

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.

Weinberg papers