ASFO 2022–08–13

Does electrification lead to moral laxity? Pinball machines are electric–powered, after all! I give my account of a California public hearing on the possible life extension of Diablo Canyon, and muse on what seems to me the similarity between the anti–nuclear movement and cults or thought–reform movements. Also, mail call! And an acknowledgement of gifts of support.

Supplemental Show

2022–08–16 From Nuclear Energy and Alternatives, the conclusion of the Spinrad piece from last week ; Observations on Alternatives to the Breeders by Edward Teller and Relative Merits of Alternative Fuel Cycles by Hans Bethe.