Nuclear Experts Ask: “Where Are the People?” as Nuclear Age ends

NEIS’ “The End of the Nuclear Age:  Where are the People?” week continued Thursday,  Nov. 30th,  featuring nuclear expert, engineer, and former nuclear utility vice-president Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy Education Corp, and Dr. Norma Field, professor emeritus, Dept. of East Asian Studies, University of Chicago, as guests with Jerome McDonnell on WBEZ’s Worldview show:

Sandwiched in between these two amazing guests

Arnie Gundersen
Dr. Norma Field

was former DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz by telephone.  He will be keynoting the Univ of Chicago’s events on Friday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m.  All of Friday’s events will happen at the Reynolds Club/Mandel Hall located at 5706 S. University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637.

BIG thanks go to Jerome McDonnell and the WorldView Team at WBEZ for understanding the significance of this message and giving it air time.

Come hear both Arnie Gundersen and Dr. Field this Saturday, Dec. 2, 1:00 p.m. at DePaul University, Lincoln Park campus, where they will continue the discussion of “Where are the People?” most affected by the Nuclear Age.  See attached flier or the NEIS website for details about the event.

Here is the link to the Facebook event.

NEIS is sponsoring these and others events to observe the 75th anniversary of the first chain reaction, done by Enrico Fermi on Dec. 2, 1942, at the University of Chicago, as part of the Manhattan Project during World War II.  The world hasn’t been quite the same ever since.


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