Monthly Archives: August 2010

Thirty-Five Years Later

The map shows the worldwide distribution of nuclear power plants. Thirty-five years after Iran, under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, had begun constructing the light-water reactor in the southern Iranian city of Bushehr with the help of the German Kraftwerk Union AG, … Continue reading

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Bushehr Power Plant

While, after Jeffrey Goldberg’s lengthy article last week, a heated debate at The Atlantic currently discusses pros and cons of bombing Iran and its nuclear facilities, and former Ambassador to the UN John Bolton warns that Israel and the US are going to … Continue reading

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Much Ado about Nothing

  Not even as an example of bad journalism, the rather warmongering piece by Jeffrey Goldberg in The Atlantic last week isn’t really worth of reading through all its fifteen printed pages. That there had been or will be a Point … Continue reading

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Heat Wave in Russia

Checking out daily maximum temperatures in Moscow during the previous two months and comparing them with those last year made clear that they were about 10 centigrades higher. NASA has proof for this guess. The dark red areas were 12 degrees … Continue reading

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Just Testing

Two nuclear bombings and an incredible number of nuclear tests between 1945 and 1998 with the emerging of new nuclear powers. The test on 9 October 2006 by North Korea has obviously not been taken seriously, neither has been that … Continue reading

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