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News / April 8, 2014
CISAC's Michael May is awarded the Joseph A. Burton Forum Award by the American Physical Society for his lifetime of work educating the public about nuclear weapons and energy.
News / August 8, 2013
A survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, 68 years ago, recalls the horror of that day before a Stanford delegation led by Scott Sagan, who is helping the city reinvent itself as a beacon for Global Zero - the movement for a world without nuclear weapons.
Commentary / September 29, 2005
The six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons raise public concerns about whether Pyongyang will indeed dismantle its nuclear weapons program or whether it will pursue long-range nuclear missiles that could destroy Seoul, Tokyo or an American city. Overlooked is the threat to U.S. military capabilities, write CISAC's Michael M. May and colleague Michael Nacht in this Financial Times op-ed.
News / February 18, 2005
Commentary / February 10, 2005
Addressing the moral and political problems posed by nuclear weapons issues, Michael M. May says "there is no moral or ethical solution or approach to these problems that is not based on an understanding of the details, both human and technical. Anything else, any a priori choice is at bottom fraudulent. That is the best argument for continuing to teach and learn about these matters." The former director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory shares his thoughts and advice on teaching students about the most destructive weapons yet created.