Stories from the life of a scientist working in governments, universities and
Formerly titled “Radar to the Future”.
Key words: research, education, radar, friction, energy, environment, science policy, future.
A personal history of the evolution of these organizations from 1968-2005.
Excerpts from writings over the past 50 years. The alarm bells rang more than half a century ago. Why did we take no notice?
The world will begin to run out of fossil fuels during the first half of this century. This diagram is a simple illustration of where we stand. But where are we going? It is evident that hydro, wind, solar, geothermal alternatives together can never meet more than a fraction of the global demand for energy, even at its current level. The only source that can produce the huge quantities required to feed the energy juggernaut is nuclear, in one form or another. Let us put in the effort to make it safe, before it is too late.
A Tribute by some of his friends and colleagues, including some of his own writings.