I just got some news that I expect many of you will want to follow up on. Have you ever wished you could argue with NY Times reporter, Matt Wald, about one of his articles on nuclear energy? Well, soon you will have that opportunity, and more. I just received the following news, which I will pass on to you:
New York Times’ Matt Wald Teaches New Online Course
America is looking for electricity that is clean, safe, and cheap. Where does nuclear power fit in? For those who want to explore the history and prospects of nuclear technology, The New York Times presents “Nuclear Energy <http://www.nytimesknownow.com/index.php/nuclear-power/> ,” an interactive two-week course led by Matt Wald, a Times correspondent who has covered the industry’s ups and downs for 30 years.
The course includes extensive background materials and opportunities for oral and written Q&A with Matt Wald. “Nuclear Energy” will cover a variety of topics and issues, including:
- The history of the nuclear industry
- Recent advances in nuclear technology and the future of nuclear power
- Financial incentives for transitioning to nuclear energy and implications for the coal industry
“Nuclear Energy” will run from February 15-28, 2011. To register for this new online course or for more information, please visit: http://www.nytimesknownow.com/index.php/nuclear-power/.
This Program of Study <http://www.nytimesknownow.com/index.php/category/type/new-york-times-type/> course is part of the New York Times Knowledge Network, which is open to consumers nationwide. Programs of Study courses, developed and taught by New York Times journalists or professional staff, cover a variety of topics and are delivered online. Students can select any number of these courses: to stand alone, or be taken as a sequence.
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