TITLE

FRENCH AEC

PUB. DATE
February 1952
SOURCE
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Feb1952, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the report from the French Embassy in January 1952 describing the organization and development of French atomic research since the liberation. The report described the organization of the French Atomic Energy Commission as falling in three parts namely, a body of commissioners acting as a board of directors; a High Commissioner, or scientific and technical director, selected among the scientist in the body of commissioners; and a General Administrator and Delegate of the Government, who assumes all the administrative and financial responsibilities.
ACCESSION #
21330694

 

Related Articles

  • Are We Suicidal About Energy?  // Saturday Evening Post;Mar1980, Vol. 252 Issue 2, p82 

    Expresses views on the status of the nuclear industry in the U.S. Advantage of using nuclear power over other power sources; Factors that contribute to the lack of use of nuclear energy; Actions taken by the government to improve the industry.

  • EVEN IF NUCLEAR ENERGY WERE SAFE: the less publicised issues of the controversy.  // Social Alternatives;Sep79, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p45 

    This article discusses some of the less publicized issues involved in the use of nuclear power. There are two sides to the use of nuclear power: either it is accepted as the only solution to energy consumption, or it's use is totally rejected. At a conference, opponents of nuclear power...

  • DEMOCRATIC CONTROL OF ATOMIC POWER DEVELOPMENT. THOMAS, MORGAN // Law & Contemporary Problems;Winter1956, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p38 

    The article focuses on the democratic control of atomic energy development in the U.S. It is stated that though atomic energy involves a technology developed and held in restricted form by the Government, it has industrial potential for the national welfare and for the nation's business....

  • A Role for Private Nonprofit Organizations. Weil, George L. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jun1953, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p165 

    This article discusses the role of private nonprofit organization on the possession and development of fissionable materials for the production of atomic energy. The Joint Congressional Committee on Atomic Energy intends to hold public hearings on the subject of the development of nuclear power...

  • Delhi seeks to spread the risk. Ford, Neil // International Power Generation;Jul2006, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p13 

    The article reports on the initiatives undertaken by the Indian government in support of its plan for a massive increase in generating capacity. Information is presented on the project to pipe gas from Iran to Pakistan and India. The objective of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan pipeline is...

  • The Energy Debate: Technical and Moral Issues. KENNEY, V. PAUL; BYERS, DAVID M. // America;9/19/1981, Vol. 145 Issue 7, p136 

    The article discusses the statement of the U.S. Catholic conference on major U.S. energy issues. The author says that the energy debate cannot be tackled in technical terms alone and the Church's statement, which was issued in April 1981 seeks to situate U.S. energy issues in the context of the...

  • Genetic and Somatic Effects of High-Energy Radiation. Pauling, Linus // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Sep1970, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p3 

    The article focuses on the arguments regarding the allowable dosage of high-energy radiation from different atomic-energy activities in the U.S. It has been stated that the Federal Radiation Council has set, in its present standard, 170 millirad per year of allowable dosage of whole body...

  • Nuclear Power: Rise of an Industry. Creutz, E. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jun1970, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p75 

    The article reports on the emergence industrial applications of nuclear energy in the U.S. The stakes are high in the nuclear power industry. No fortunes have been made, but fortunes have been invested. In 1959, the Atomic Energy Commission reported the costs for civilian power reactors had been...

  • UK nuclear energy: set for a comeback soon?  // MarketWatch: Energy;May 2005, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p13 

    Reports on the possible change in the nuclear policy in Great Britain after the 2005 general elections. Pressure on the government to find alternatives to fossil fuel generation; Viability of nuclear power generation; Carbon reduction target set by the British government.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics