Articles written by Alan S. Brown

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Alan S. Brown is a freelance science writer and a longtime contributor to DEIXIS.

December 2009

Extending the stockpile’s lifespan

December, 2009 Updated: November, 2011

Just how does prolonged exposure to nuclear radiation change a material’s properties? How do those changes alter the way a weapon performs? A Los Alamos team quantifies these and other uncertainties.