Hear directly from Stewart Prager from Princeton University about the Physicists Coalition for Nuclear Threat Reduction
With geopolitical and technological changes mostly driven by the nuclear weapons states, we are slipping towards a new arms race and deterioration of the multi-decade arms control regime. This talk will describe the current critical situation, feasible steps to reduce the nuclear threat, and a new project sponsored by the American Physical Society to engage physical scientists in advocacy for nuclear threat reduction.
After the colloquium, a short meeting will be held for those interested in learning about the Physicists Coalition for Nuclear Threat Reduction.
To learn more about the Physicists Coalition for Nuclear Threat Reduction, visit: https://www.aps.org/policy/nuclear/index.cfm
Stewart Prager is a professor of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University, and an affiliated faculty member with the Program on Science and Global Security. From 2009–2016, he was director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. Prior to that, he was professor of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was director of the Madison Symmetric Torus experimental program and director of the Center for Magnetic Self-Organization in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas, a multi-institutional NSF Physics Frontier Center.
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