Pro Nuclear animated/Il pro nucleare animato

(EN) Foratom, the agency that promotes nuclear power in Europe has many members. One of these is the Belgian Nucelar Forum which recently launched an articulated pro-nuclear  advertising campaign to “open a dialogue” with Belgian public and influence it to rethink the nuclear option. Infact, while Italy signed on 24 February an agreement  with France which paves the way for the building of nuclear power plants, the federal parliament of Belgium approved a law in 2003 regarding the closure of all power plants in the nation before 2025. The campaign uses billboards, a website, TV, press advertising and plays with anti-nuclear statements and on the position of being concerned about the problem. At the beginning (i didnt know who made the video) I watched the animation and I thought it was anti-nuclear but then, at the end of the movie (“nuclear energy is a source of problems, but at the same time a source of solutions”), I realized that it

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Espionage and nuclear weapons / Spionaggio e armi nucleari

(EN) The history of atomic age isn’t over yet and this infographic, published on New York Times, is based on a new book describing “the interlocking web of influence and espionage behind the proliferation of nuclear technology”. The authors of “The Nuclear Express, A political history of the bomb and its proliferation” are Thomas C. Reed, a former nuclear weapons designer and Danny B. Stillman a physicist with decades of experience in nuclear design, diagnostics, and testing. Quite intriguing expecially with the recent nuclear revival… —————– (IT) La storia dell’era atomica non è ancora finita e questa infografica, pubblicata sul New York Times, si basa su un nuovo libro che descrive “la rete interconnessa di influenza e  spionaggio dietro la proliferazione della tecnologia nucleare”. Gli autori del libro intitolato “The Nuclear Express, A political history of the bomb and its proliferation” sono Thomas Reed, un ex designer di armi nucleari e Danny Stillman un fisico con anni di esperienza nel

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