The essay analyzes, using an historical perspective, how the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) presented nuclear power as some sort of new scientific utopia destined to change the fate of humanity and how, between 1954 and 1979, this Promethean utopia was gradually scratched by a series of economic, political and social dynamics, and in particular by anti-nuclear movements.

"Energy too cheap to meter". L'utopia dell'energia nucleare negli Stati Uniti

Angela Santese
2022

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The essay analyzes, using an historical perspective, how the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) presented nuclear power as some sort of new scientific utopia destined to change the fate of humanity and how, between 1954 and 1979, this Promethean utopia was gradually scratched by a series of economic, political and social dynamics, and in particular by anti-nuclear movements.
2022
Angela Santese
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