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Burton Richter

Paul Pigott Professor in the Physical Sciences, Emeritus; Director Emeritus, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center; FSI Senior Fellow by courtesy; Woods Institute Senior Fellow by courtesy

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April 4th, 2011

Will Earth day be overshadowed by another environmental disaster?

Mention of Burton Richter via CNN International

Nuclear energy produces practically no pollution, and it is more reliable than other clean alternative sources -- like wind and solar energy -- that depend on the weather, according to nuclear power advocate Burton Richter, a Nobel Prize-winning ... Read more »


March 31st, 2011

Fukushima prompts nuclear reevaluation

Mention of Burton Richter via The Stanford Daily

These latter devices were meant to stabilize the plant in the event of such an emergency, said physics professor Burton Richter. With its last source of energy gone, workers at the plant were no longer able to cool the plant's reactors, ... Read more »


March 20th, 2011

Nuclear disasters: Is the fear realistic?

Mention of Burton Richter via CNN

A review of plants in that regard would be worthwhile, said Burton Richter, recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physics and professor at Stanford University. It makes sense that the public is frightened as workers continue to tame the situation at ... Read more »


March 18th, 2011

US energy policy in question after Japan nuclear crisis

Mention of Burton Richter via Inside Bay Area

"What's been happening is concerns have faded over Three Mile Island," said Burton Richter, a Nobel laureate in physics at Stanford University and member of the Department of Energy's Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee. "People were beginning to look at nuclear much more favorably," Richter said. Now, "People are worried, and I think it's going to take a little while to get over that." Read more »


March 17th, 2011

California nuclear power plants remain confident despite crisis in Japan

Mention of Burton Richter via San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

"The Japanese Fukushima site had a double hit -- an earthquake larger than had been anticipated and a tsunami larger than had been anticipated," said Burton Richter, a Nobel Laureate in physics and a professor at Stanford University. Still, Richter said California residents have no reason to be concerned. “The reactors here are different, and their location differs too.” Read more »




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