Contact Us  |  Search:   
 
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Policy and Global Affairs
Home
Quick Links

events

September 18-19, 2017
Symposium

September 26, 2017
The Role of Advanced Technologies in Structural Engineering for More Resilient Communities
Workshop
October 4, 2017
Workshop and Fourth Committee Meeting of the
The Committee on Impacts of Sexual Harassment in Academia

Meeting



December 7-8, 2017
Protecting the Rights of Individuals Fleeing Conflict: The Role of Scientists, Engineers & Health Professionals
Symposium
 
 

Media Coverage

Nuclear BanThe Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty: Technical Issues for the United States
( March 2012)
book icon Read online free  sale icon Buy the book or Download the Free PDF page icon View report highlights (PDF)

 

 

 


August 17, 2016
Obama's Dangerous Drive to Ban Nuclear Weapons Testing
The National Interest
The National Academy of Sciences concluded in 2002 that it is possible to conceal from detection underground nuclear tests with yields up to 1,000-2,000 tons.

October 26, 2015
The Obama team eyes another nuclear gamble
Politico.com
Two studies by the National Academy of Sciences found strong evidence that the international monitoring system can detect a nuclear explosion anywhere in the world.

March 14, 2013
International Monitoring System as a Nuclear Test Verification Tool
Heritage.org
A 2012 National Research Council (NRC) report titled “The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty: Technical Issues for the United States” puts this yield “below a few kilotons worldwide, and at most a few hundred tons at well-monitored locations.”...

January 31, 2013
For a Better Nuclear Future, Move beyond Global Zero
World Politics Review
Yet recent studies from the National Academy of Sciences show that the concerns that previously blocked U.S. movement on the treaty -- maintaining the...

November 7, 2012
The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: Questions and Challenges
The Heritage Foundation
...the National Research Council released a report on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). Proponents of the CTBT claim that the report vindicates their, and the Obama Administration's, desire to revive the treaty-which...  
 

PGA_054800PGA_041596PGA_041690PGA_041695PGA_041692PGA_073332PGA_041693PGA_041694PGA_041691PGA_041696