Kimball Smith Series: Nuclear Weapons Today: Physics and Politics

Friday, April 22, 2022 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Class of 1954 Environmental Sciences Center

Cost: Free
21 Sachem Street
New Haven CT 06511


Join us on April 22nd from 10:30am-12pm in ESC 110 (21 Sachem St.) for a moderated panel followed by small group discussions on nuclear weapons.

The panel will feature experts Alexandre Debs (Yale Department of Political Science) and Lisbeth Gronlund (MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Security and Policy). Attendees will learn about the physics of nuclear weapons and missile defense, key recent innovations, and current political questions—including the challenge of nuclear non-proliferation and dangers posed by the war in Ukraine. Yale community members of all disciplines and levels of expertise are encouraged to attend.

Program partners: International Security Studies, Department of Political Science, Department of Physics, Wright Laboratory.

Contact Information:

Talia Weiss, and Ellie Singer,

Open To:

Alumni, Faculty, Graduate and Professional, Staff, Students, Undergraduate, Yale Postdoctoral Trainees


Conferences, Meetings and Seminars, International Security Studies, Science and Technology, Wrightlab


Talia Weiss
Phone: 312-623-9046