Read about recent publications, presentations and activities by SGS
Senior government officials, national security experts, and civil society leaders at the Munich Security Conference in Germany engaged with a pioneering virtual reality simulation of presidential decision-making in a nuclear weapons crisis developed by an international team led by Sharon Weiner.
He will be helping the Forum support early-career physicists and students to learn how to engage more effectively in issue-based advocacy locally, nationally, and internationally.
A new working paper by William Walker motivated by the observation that, beyond a certain stage, a state’s possession and use of nuclear weapons become embedded, highly resistant to pressure, entreaty and altered circumstance. Reversibility appears to give way to irreversibility.
The Journal of Peace and Nuclear Disarmament at Nagasaki University has published the first three installments of a series of interviews with Frank von Hippel.
A global civil society initiative involving 62 countries as part of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent has selected Ernesto Mané of the Program on Science and Global Security as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent under 40 years of age for 2019.
Two new articles by SGS researchers provide technical and policy ideas to support the effective implementation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
The two-year grant by the American Physical Society (APS) Innovation Fund seeks to educate and re-engage the U.S. physics community on the globally important issue of the risk posed by nuclear weapons and the pressing need to reduce this threat.
Bruce Blair published “The End of Nuclear Warfighting: Moving to a Deterrence-Only Posture -- An Alternative U.S. Nuclear Posture Review” to make the case for a policy of no first use of nuclear weapons, no hair-trigger response, and elimination of most U.S.
Tamara Patton presented a virtual reality project which seeks to reenergize public debate on the threats posed by nuclear weapons in the twenty-first century being developed by SGS in collaboration with Games for Change, Archer's Mark and Atlas V.
Zia Mian was named winner of the American Physical Society’s (APS) 2019 Leo Szilard Award, which recognizes outstanding accomplishments by physicists in promoting the use of physics for the benefit of society.