Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists "was established in 1945 by scientists, engineers, and other experts who had created the atomic bomb as part of the Manhattan Project." [1]

Governing Board

Accessed September 2009: [2]

Science and Security Board

Accessed September 2009: [3]

Board of Sponsors

Accessed September 2009: [4]

  • David Baltimore, 1975 Nobel laureate in medicine
  • Paul Berg, 1980 Nobel laureate in chemistry
  • Nicolaas Bloembergen, 1981 Nobel laureate in physics
  • Georges Charpak, 1992 Nobel laureate in physics
  • James Cronin, 1980 Nobel laureate in physics
  • Jayantha Dhanapala, former United Nations Under-Secretary General for Disarmament Affairs
  • Carl Djerassi, recipient of the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology
  • Paul Doty, founder and director emeritus of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University
  • Freeman Dyson, 1984 National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction
  • Sam Edwards, Cavendish Professor Emeritus for Theoretical Physics and former pro-vice chancellor of Cambridge University
  • Manfred Eigen, 1967 Nobel laureate in chemistry
  • Val Fitch, 1980 Nobel laureate in physics
  • Brian Flowers, fellow at the Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Environment Office
  • Jerome Friedman, 1990 Nobel laureate in physics
  • Richard Garwin, Philip D. Reed Senior Fellow for Science and Technology at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York
  • Donald Glaser, 1960 Nobel laureate in physics
  • Sheldon Glashow, 1979 Nobel laureate in physics
  • Marvin Goldberger, president emeritus at the California Institute of Technology
  • Brian Greene, professor of mathematics and physics and joint director of the Institute for Strings, Cosmology, and Astrophysics at Columbia University
  • Stephen W. Hawking, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge
  • Dudley Herschbach, 1986 Nobel laureate in chemistry
  • Howard Hiatt, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School
  • Roald Hoffmann, 1981 Nobel laureate in chemistry
  • John Holdren, assistant to the president for Science and Technology, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and co-chair of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
  • Pervez Hoodbhoy, professor of physics at Quaid-e-Azam University, Pakistan
  • Masatoshi Koshiba, 2002 Nobel laureate in physics
  • Lawrence Krauss (co-chair), inaugural director of the Origins Initiative at Arizona State University and foundation professor at ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration and Physics Department
  • Leon Lederman (co-chair), 1988 Nobel laureate in physics
  • Reimar Lüst, former president of the Max Planck Society
  • Shirley Malcom, head of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Ben Mottelson, 1975 Nobel laureate in physics
  • William Perry, Michael and Barbara Berberian Professor at Stanford University
  • John Polanyi, 1986 Nobel laureate in chemistry
  • Victor Rabinowitch, former senior vice president of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Lisa Randall, professor of physics at Harvard University
  • Martin Rees, president of The Royal Society
  • Richard Roberts, 1973 Nobel laureate in physics
  • Roald Sagdeev, professor of physics at the University of Maryland
  • Oscar Sala, former head of the Department of Nuclear Physics at the University of São Paulo
  • Kosta Tsipis, former director of the Program in Science & Technology for International Security at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Frank von Hippel, codirector of the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
  • Steven Weinberg, 1979 Nobel laureate in Physics and holder of the Josey Regental Chair in Science at the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Frank Wilczek, 2004 Nobel laureate in physics


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  1. About, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, accessed September 1, 2009.
  2. Governing Board, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, accessed September 1, 2009.
  3. Science and Security Board, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, accessed September 1, 2009.
  4. Board of Sponsors, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, accessed September 1, 2009.