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the evolution of the place of nuclear defense since the end of the Cold War that is retraced here, as well as the role that dissuasion continues to play in the twenty-first century, in a world that is far from stable.
The history of electricity as you’ve never heard it before. A genuine mini-guide to economic issues through the example of electricity: price formation, transmission costs, monopolies.
Nuclear weapons and the challenges ahead: a fascinating study by a leading expert
A cross-sectional approach: from the curious to the specialist, all audiences will find food for thought here. From fiction (cartoons, cinema…) to the military perspective, and including literary references, a great variety of subjects are broached.
How can we control nuclear power ? This question has been preoccupying Georges Charpak and Richard Garwin for a long time. They here engage themselves in a thought-process concerning the stakes of nuclear power in civil society and the military. It is high time to see the issue clearly, and steering clear of sterile polemics, to denounce the true risks. This book describes in detail everything we need to know about the question : what is a chain reaction ? What exactly happened at Chernobyl ? What should be done with radioactive waste ? How are nuclear arms made and what would future war confrontations be like ? etc... Georges Charpak is a Nobel Prize winner in physics. Richard Garwin is a nuclear physicist.
The origins of France’s policy of dissuasion: a history that is still widely unknown and little studied. A study of French strategy and defense. The question of nuclear energy and defense is central in current debates.