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Television and Nuclear Power

Making the Public Mind (Communication and Information Science)
  • 296 Pages
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  • English
Ablex Publishing
Chemical & biological weapons, Management of land & natural resources, Media studies, War & defence operations, Public opinion, Language Arts & Disciplines, Television broadcasting of news, Chemical And Biological Warfare, Mass Communication Media And Society, Pop Arts / Pop Culture, Popular Culture - General, Language, Communication, Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication, Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl§, Ukraine, 1986, Television broadcasting of new, Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Ch, Influence, Nuclear energy on telev
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ISBN 139780893916763

This is a list of books about nuclear are non-fiction books which relate to uranium mining, nuclear weapons and/or nuclear power.

American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (); The Angry Genie: One Man's Walk Through the Nuclear Age (); The Atom Besieged: Extraparliamentary Dissent in France and Germany (). “The USA and the Soviet Union each had the ability to annihilate the other.

Therefore- in theory at least-neither of these growling superpowers would dare attack. nuclear power generation, which is based on small modular reactors, and a brief description of the theoretical reactors that are expected to be built in the future.

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Section four discusses the costs of building a nuclear power plant and the economic competitiveness of nuclear power. The studies contained in this volume will contribute to the body of knowledge about television and nuclear power and present a wide survey and bring the reader to. Power to Save the World: The Truth About Nuclear Energy [Gwyneth Cravens, Richard Rhodes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

An informed look at the myths and fears surrounding nuclear energy, and a practical, politically realistic solution to global warming and our energy needs.

Faced by the world's oil shortages and curious about alternative energy sourcesCited by: Dec 22, Television and Nuclear Power book Nuclear power can be made super-safe, as @Timex is fond of reminding us. There’s technology to make it happen. But it’s not really about technology any more. The nuclear power question now is about public opinion, politics, and profit incentives - in approximately that order.

This book is about how television may have helped its audience to know about nuclear fission. The contributors examine how television has tried to bring its viewers to consider something of the realities of nuclear war; and how television news and current affairs or in-depth analysis programs have tried to get across a grasp of some of the consequences of nuclear power.

Jan 14,  · Former top regulator now says nuclear power 'hazardous' In explosive new book, calls for U.S. reactors to be shut down before 'catastrophe' In his first television interview about the page.

May 25,  · Rad Decision: A Novel of Nuclear Power [James Aach] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rad Decision is a technothriller about a looming crisis at an American nuclear power plant, written by an engineer with over twenty years of experience in the US nuclear industry.

Within a tale of espionage Television and Nuclear Power book disaster/5(4). nuclear energy, the energy stored in the nucleus of an atom and released through fission, fusion, or these processes a small amount of mass is converted to energy according to the relationship E = mc 2, where E is energy, m is mass, and c is the speed of light (see relativity).The most pressing problems concerning nuclear energy are the possibility of an accident or systems.

The China Syndrome - this has been described as a "gripping drama about the dangers of nuclear power", a five-part historical drama television miniseries, dramatizes the story of the Chernobyl nuclear Watchmen () - an alternate universe superhero film based on the DC comic book set in the year at the height of the.

A powerful documentary - shot from March 11th, through March - that sheds some light on what really happened at the Fukushima nuclear power /10(K). Jan 23,  · A hour documentary is public television's equivalent of a nuclear explosion. Although no program can live up to the blast of a title like ''War and Peace in the Nuclear Age,'' the series that.

I Love Nuclear Power was once embraced by NATO: There were nuclear warheads for artillery, nuclear depth charges and even the "Special Atomic Detonation Munition" (the famous backpack nuke; the final plot twist of the first Splinter Cell game was that the Big Bad had one of these).

Sep 25,  · Edge of Darkness box set review – a deep and doomy apocalyptic thriller Bob Peck is mesmerising as the wry and heartbroken copper Ronnie Craven who stumbles into a Author: Toby Manning. Jun 03,  · The series, from Craig Mazin, dramatizes the nuclear meltdown at the Chernobyl Power Plant—a Level 7 nuclear disaster that set loose seven tons Author: Sonia Saraiya.

Mar 16,  · While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, an opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicise the incident but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep /10(K).

Nuclear power, electricity generated by power plants that derive their heat from fission in a nuclear reactor. Except for the reactor, a nuclear power plant is similar to a large coal-fired power plant, with pumps, valves, steam generators, turbines, electric generators, condensers, and associated equipment.

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Each weekend, Book TV features 48 hours of nonfiction books from Saturday 8am ET to Monday 8am ET. We invite your comments about our web site, our television programming, and. During the "Atoms for Peace" in the s, many civilian articles regarding nuclear power were positive. InWalt Disney brought out a film called "Our Friend the Atom" that was shown on television and in schools.

Even throughout the s there was very little negative press about nuclear power. ity from nuclear energy on December 20, Enrico Fermi led a group of scientists in initiating the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction.

The historic event, which occurred on December 2,in Chicago, is recreated in this painting. A major goal of nuclear research in. Nuclear Power Plant / Accident # NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, View other clips in this broadcast → Material supplied by VTNA may be.

These realities of today's world are among the reasons that lead to serious interest in deploying nuclear power as a sustainable energy source. Today's nuclear reactors are safe and highly efficient energy systems that offer electricity and a multitude of co-generation energy products ranging from potable water to heat for industrial applications.

Apr 06,  · This is a realistic solution to humanity’s greatest problem. Plants built 30 years ago in America, as in France, produce cheap, clean electricity, and nuclear power is the cheapest source in.

TOKYO — A Japanese nuclear researcher with a four-decade track record of activism and obscurity was walking through Kansai International Airport a few weeks ago when he spotted a display. This book covers various topics, from thermal-hydraulic analysis to the safety analysis of nuclear power plant.

It does not focus only on current power plant issues. Instead, it aims to address the challenging ideas that can be implemented in and used for the development of future nuclear power plants.

This book will take the readers into the world of innovative research and development of Cited by: 1. Bennett Ramberg, author of a sixteen-year-old book called Nuclear Power Plants as Weapons for the Enemy: an Unrecognized Military Peril, turned away some questions, saying, "I feel a little.

Nuclear-related books in my collection by Russell D. Hoffman. THE ACCIDENTAL HAZARDS OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, by Richard E.

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Webb. University of Massachusetts Press "Powerful and thought provoking." -- Senator Al Gore.) (Companion book to the national television show seen on Turner Broadcasting.) Earthscan Publications, Ltd., London. Apr 17,  · A fairly good book on the politics and technology of nuclear power.

the author is quite correct to point out that problems and dangers of nuclear power are overblown by the public just as the risks of climate catastrophe are underestimated by the public.4/5. Jul 19,  · A final complaint against nuclear power is that it costs too much.

Whether or not nuclear power costs too much will ultimately be a matter for markets to decide, but there is no question that a full accounting of the external costs of different energy systems would find nuclear cheaper than coal or.

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Please let us know how you like Nuclear Power – How a Nuclear Power Plant Really Works by writing a review on At the Nukie Nuclear Power Plant, inside the nuclear reactor that sat beneath the big dome, (a.k.a. Reactor Containment Building.A new book explains why optimism is amply justified.

Television. HBO's Chernobyl The fight over treating nuclear power on a similar footing with other low-carbon energy sources.Television and Nuclear Power: Making the Public Mind. This book is about how television may have helped its audience to know about nuclear fission.

The contributors examine how television has tried to bring its viewers to consider something of the realities of nuclear war; and how television news and currBrand: Mallory Wober.