Special Nuclear Physics Seminar: Prof. Mark Walker, Union College


Location: 108 Crowley

Living with the Bomb: The Politics of Nuclear Weapons in Germany

Prof. Mark Walker
John Bigelow Professor of History
Director of General Education
Union College

This talk will examine the German research into nuclear reactors and isotope separation during the Second World War, the Allied fear of “Hitler’s Bomb” and the consequences, the postwar controversy regarding the morality of scientists working on nuclear weapons, and the Cold War debate over the proper role of nuclear weapons in Germany.

Hosted by Prof. Wiescher