Radiation Applications - Looking to the Future (World Council on Isotopes - Newsletter 2016 April Vol.5-Issue 4, Alan Waltar)30.Apr.2016
World Council on Isotopes, website: http://www.wci-ici.org/ has many interesting articles and conferences on isotopes, radioisotopes, and radiation. In this issue for April, 2016 focus is on Article (1) Radiation Applications: Looking to the Future by Alan Waltar and Article (2) Introduction to the ‘Act on the Promotion and Management of Non-Destructive Testing Technology’ of Rep. Korea by Tae Soon Son.
Alan Waltar -¿Cómo sería nuestro mundo hoy si la radiación no hubiera sido empleada para servir nuestras necesidades humanas? Una manera de apreciar en algo a esta moderna servidora es pasar un día típico con nuestras antenas particularmente sensibilizadas a la conciencia del rol de la radiación.
The world is full of scientists, medical professionals and engineers who have made tremendous contributions to making the world a lot better AND explaining it to the public in an interesting way. Alan Waltar is one such person. Please take time to read each of the slides in this presentation. There is a lot we can learn.
John Shanahan - Dr. Robert Stencel, Physics Professor at the University of Denver invited me to give a talk to his non-science students about NUCLEAR POWER and the related topics of RADIOISOTOPES and RADIATION. These are the topics that Go Nuclear, Inc. focuses on for public education. Information is presented from earlier presentations by outstanding scientists and engineers, who specialize in each area. At the beginning of the semester, many of the students were skeptical. Professor Stencel had them study two books and an MIT report before my presentation. They formulated 23 pages of single spaced questions. Dr. Robert Stencel, Dr. Robert Amme and I are thinking about writing a book centered on these student questions, a primer for the general public. This presentation gained student advocates for nuclear power.