A Path Where No Man Thought

Nuclear Winter and the End of the Arms Race
Genre: Science
CD - unabridged
Audio (10 discs)
Product Number: BN11219
Released: Sep 05, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781531888404
Narrator/s: J.D. Jackson
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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The spread of nuclear weapons to unstable third world countries means that despite the dramatic improvement in US/Soviet relations, we are living in a time of unprecedented danger of nuclear war. In 1982, Professors Sagan and Turco made known their discovery of the concept "nuclear winter", a widespread cold and dark, resulting in agricultural collapse and world famine, that would be generated in even a "small" nuclear war. It was a landmark discovery that revealed in the starkest terms how vulnerable our civilization is to the long-term environmental effects of nuclear war. Carl Sagan, Pulitzer prize-winning science writer, and Richard Turco, tell the personal story of their findings, and how, despite the much-heralded thawing of the Cold War, there are dangerous inadequacies in nuclear policy and doctrine that need to be addressed.

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