Fear

 

 

Nuclear Fear (Physics World Link)

Spencer Weart’s revised edition of Nuclear Fear, his landmark book about the public image of things nuclear, explains why its central message is still relevant more than 20 years on (October 2010).

Dealing with Doomsday (Physics World Link)

Particle physicists think it obvious that CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is safe and will not create Earth-devouring black holes – but the public need to trust scientists if they are to feel the same. How best to counter those who sow distrust (April 2010).