john warnock

Trick Question: Can Nuclear Reactors Explode?

May 6, 2023

What the difference is between a nuclear reactor and a nuclear bomb? At the most fundamental level, no difference: both get their energy from nuclear fission.

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The Fuel that Powered Fat Man and Little Boy

March 7, 2023

Professor John Warnock explains the bombs used in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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What Did Oppenheimer Say After the First Atomic Test?

January 25, 2023

Welcome to the first in a series of columns about the people, places, issues, and, in general, darkly captivating history of the Nuclear Age, as written by John P. Warnock.

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What “You Might Want to Know” About Nuclear Weapons, Starting at the Beginning

January 18, 2023

PSR Arizona is pleased to announce that award-winning author and English professor emeritus at the University of Arizona, John P. Warnock, will be sharing his amazing collection of writings on the history of the atomic and nuclear arms race with us in a twice-monthly column.

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