New FAS Podcast “A Conversation with an Expert” Featuring Hans Kristensen

Listen above to the new edition of the FAS Podcast series “A Conversation With An Expert” featuring Hans Kristensen, Director of the Nuclear Information Project. Topic discussed include: the  attitude of the United States toward Chinese nuclear arsenals, the recent report regarding China’s increasing nuclear forces in The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and opinions regarding the recent study conducted by Georgetown University students on China’s nuclear forces.

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New FAS Podcast: “A Nuclear-Free Mirage? Obstacles to President Obama’s Goal of a Nuclear Weapons Free World”

 

Listen above to a special edition of FAS Podcast “A Conversation with an Expert,” featuring Dr. Robert Standish Norris, Senior Fellow for Nuclear Policy at FAS (interviewed by Charles Blair, Director of FAS’ Terrorism Analysis Project). In the second installment of this series, Dr. Norris discusses obstacles to the implementation of the Obama Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review (NPR). After twenty years since the end of the Cold War, how far down the path are we toward a nuclear weapons free world? Despite President Obama’s goal of eventual nuclear disarmament, Dr. Norris explains why the latest effort to alter the role of nuclear weapons—a necessity if we seek to eliminate them—is likely to falter.

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“A Conversation With An Expert”- Learning Technologies in Education

Listen above to a new edition of the FAS Podcast: “A Conversation With An Expert,” featuring Director of Learning Technologies Program at FAS, Dr. Melanie Stegman. Topics discussed include: history of the Learning Technologies Program at FAS, the benefits of using technology such as video games in education, and suggestions for tools teachers can use to enhance comprehension of STEM topics in curriculum.

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For more information on topics discussed in the podcast, please visit:

Immune Attack Website

Digital Promise

NISE Network

 

 

Podcast “A Conversation with an Expert,” Featuring Dr. Robert S. Norris, Part 1: 66th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Japan

Dr. Norris’ biography of General Leslie Groves, Racing for the Bomb: General Leslie R. Groves: The Manhattan Project’s Indispensable Man

Listen above to a special edition of FAS Podcast “A Conversation with an Expert,” featuring Los Alamos native Charles P. Blair (FAS Director of Terrorism Analysis Project) interviewing Dr. Robert Standish Norris, Senior Fellow for Nuclear Policy at FAS.

In the first installment of this series, Dr. Norris discusses the personalities behind the Manhattan Project, the lasting lessons from the atomic bombings ending World War II and President Obama’s Nuclear Posture Review.

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