May 23, 2018
Jim's start as an extraterrestrial scientist and coordinator of shuttle activities.
Transition to nuclear waste as he moved to PNNL as a geology pair with his wife, Judith.
3 styles of decision making in science policy: ignore science, make it the basis of the decision, retroactively justify the decision with science.
Yucca Mountain is the wrong rock, dripping wet and corrosive.
WIPP Carlsbad, New Mexico, Permian Basin has perfect salt chemistry.
A comparison between the future of China and the US' nuclear industries.
Dilution as a waste mitigation strategy, discussion of Fukishima and Tritium.
A discussion of how the media sources portrays expertise.
A discussion of grout v. glass vitrification processes.
Waste disposal methods, political contentions, and the power of the Constitution.