Volume 323 Issue 6083, 4 September 1986


  • Opinion |

    Last week's conference on Chernobyl was a landmark in the development of nuclear technology, not least because of Soviet openness: was it a new beginning or the beginning of the end?

  • Opinion |

    The personal computer manufacturers are in calm waters, and may become sleepier.



News & Views

Scientific Correspondence

Book Reviews

Chernobyl Report

  • Chernobyl Report |

    The Soviet authorities displayed considerable candour in Vienna last week. “Gross human error” was blamed for the Chernobyl accident. Now the evidence presented at the meeting is being sifted for the lessons that will need to be well learned if the industry is to have a future.

  • Chernobyl Report |

    Richard Wilson, author of an American Physical Society report on reactor safety, reflects on the lessons of Chernobyl.

    • Richard Wilson



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