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Novosibirsk revisited: integrating former weapons scientists

| 14 October 2010 [...] The ISTC was established by international agreement in November 1992 as a nonproliferation programme. The mandate is to help develop alternative professional careers for the scientists, engineers and technicians from the former Soviet Union who used to develop weapons. High-energy physics has been both a beneficiary and a partner in this programme. -- Barry Barish Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: , , , ,


| 7 October 2010 I had the interesting experience recently of spending four days at a meeting in Novosibirsk, Russia... at the Budker Institute for Nuclear Physics (BINP), a famous laboratory credited with many of the innovations in modern particle accelerators. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: , , , , , , , , ,