PHYS 280 -

Semesters Offered

Official Description

Nontechnical analysis of the physics of nuclear weapons, nuclear weapon effects, delivery systems, and defenses against nuclear attack; presentation of current issues; basis for making informed judgments about nuclear armaments and arms control. Course Information: Same as GLBL 280.

Hours

3 hours

Texts

The Little, Brown Essential Handbook for Writers. 6th ed. Pearson Longman
Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe. 2005. Holt Paperbacks
U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy: Confronting Today’s Threats. 2006. Brookings Institution Press
What Terrorists Want. 2006. Random House
The Little, Brown Essential Handbook for Writers. 6th ed. Pearson Longman