|Summer 1993 Vol. 6, No. 2
Malaria: The Killer That Could Have Been Conquered
Dr. J. Gordon Edwards
A well-known entomologist documents how U.S. antipesticide activists stopped DDT, the pesticide that could have stopped malaria from killing millions.
Behind the Russian SDI Offer: A Scientific, Technological, and Strategic Revolution
Joint development of an antimissile defense based on new plasma technologies was proposed by the Russians in April.
Interview with Adm. James Watkins: An Inside Look at SDI History
The Old and the New SDI
Paul B. Gallagher
The Rickover Effect: How One Man Made a Difference
A key insider on Hyman G. Rickovers Nuclear Navy team tells the story of how the can-do admiral made nuclear energy a reality for the Navy and for civilian power, providing a lesson for those who would lead today.
Stanford Accelerator Results Raise New Problems for Particle Theory
New results at SLAC challenge fundamental assumptions of the theory of quantum chromodynamics; an experimental and a theoretical physicist discuss the predicament.
Interview with Giuliano Preparata:
New Theory of Quark Confinement Proposed
Did the H-Bomb Tests of 1961-1962 Affect Stratospheric Ozone?
Hugh Ellsaesser, Ph.D.
Interview with Dr. Richard Wilson:
The Health Effects of Chernobyl
Chiral Drug Technology: How to Handle Handedness
Budget Cuts Delay Fusions Promise in Mainline and Alternate Concepts
Dr. Stephen O. Dean
The Status of Cold Fusion As a Significant Phenomenon
Dr. Edmund Storms