Sidney D. Drell

Sidney D. Drell is a senior fellow, by courtesy, at the Hoover Institution and professor of theoretical physics (emeritus) at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), Stanford University.


Sidney D. Drell's Books

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Andrei Sakharov

Editors: Sidney D. Drell, George P. Shultz
ISBN: 978-0-8179-1895-8

Drawing from a 2014 Hoover Institution conference focused on the life and principles of Andrei Sakharov, this book shows how the work and thinking of this eminent Russian nuclear physicist and courageous human rights campaigner can help find solutions to the nuclear threats of today. The essays tell the compelling story of the metamorphosis of Sakharov—from a distinguished physical scientist into a courageous, outspoken dissident humanitarian voice.

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Nuclear Security

Authors: George P. Shultz, Sidney D. Drell, Henry A. Kissinger, Sam Nunn
ISBN: 978-0-8179-1805-7

Drawing from papers presented at the 2013 meeting of the American Nuclear Society, this book examines worldwide efforts to control nuclear weapons and ensure the safety of the nuclear enterprise of weapons and reactors against catastrophic accidents. The contributors, all known for their long-standing interest in getting better control of the threats posed by nuclear weapons and reactors, discuss what we can learn from past successes and failures and attempt to identify the key ingredients for a road ahead that can lead us toward a world free of nuclear weapons.

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The Nuclear Enterprise

Editors: Sidney D. Drell, George P. Shultz
ISBN: 978-0-8179-1524-7

A panel of expert contributors offers its views on the risks and rewards of the nuclear enterprise, focusing on issues of safety, regulation, and public perception. Contributors discuss specific experience and issues regarding the technical safety of weapons and power plants, management operations, regulatory measures, and the importance of accurate communication by the media.

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