GUEST COMMENTARY: Nuclear power — 70 years later

Thursday, December 6, 2012 | 11:30 a.m. CST; updated 9:34 p.m. CST, Thursday, December 6, 2012

Dec. 2 marked the 70th year since the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction took place. This past weekend I attended an event at the University of Chicago, the location of the first experiment, to remember the day that ushered mankind into the Atomic Age, in a shroud of secrecy.