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Issue 6, Volume 1
Summer 2008

Physics for Future Presidents, the Book, Now Available – and Just in Time for the Election!

Distinguished Professor and MacArthur Fellow, Rich Muller, brings the science behind the headlines to the fore in this accessible and fascinating book for the general public. He tackles global warming, nuclear power, dirty bombs, energy and space, and reminds us that informed decisions are the best kind – especially if you’re President of the United States.

A nuclear power plant can't explode like a nuclear bomb, spy satellites can't actually read license plates, and solar power can't break our fossil fuel addiction. Knowing why is crucial, physicist Richard Muller insists, for aspiring leaders and intelligent voters alike. This accessible, worthwhile primer explains the essential physics behind nuclear weapons, terrorist attacks, surveillance technology, and global warming.
— Kyla Dunn,

Click here to hear Muller’s interview on KQED’s “Forum with Michael Krasny.”
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