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Waste makes haste: How a campaign to speed up nuclear waste shipments shut down the WIPP long-term repository
ABSTRACT What happened, in the years leading up to Valentine’s Day 2014, that made a canister of nuclear waste burst open and spew out fire underground at a US facility for the long-term disposal ofExpand
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Adjudicating Deep Time: Revisiting the United States’ High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository Project at Yucca Mountain
This paper draws upon perspectives on legal personhood, expert knowledge practices, and social relations influential in STS and anthropology to revisit the legal procedural framing of the UnitedExpand
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Death and succession among Finland's nuclear waste experts
When an extremely influential leader leaves behind little documentation of his work and ideas, memories of the man fill the gap for surviving colleagues.
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The (Un)bearable Lightness of Nuclear Energy in Finland
This article presents an ethnographic account of one way humor has been enacted to foster a sense of ‘comedic camaraderie’ among young professionals in Finland’s nuclear energy sector. To this end,Expand
MICROCOSM OF ISSUES AND DISTANCE LEARNING DEVELOPMENT IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
This paper summarizes trends and issues in online learning in the United States of America as reflected in the presentations of the Massachusetts Colleges Online "Sharing Best Practices inExpand
Alter-Ecologies: Envisioning Papal & Ecomodernist Nuclear Energy Policy Futures
In 2015, two powerful styles of ecological thought were presented as alternatives to mainstream secular-progressive environmentalism. One was Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’, which sees climateExpand
Drum breach: Operational temporalities, error politics and WIPP's kitty litter nuclear waste accident.
In February 2014 at the WIPP transuranic waste repository in New Mexico, a drum erupted in fire. It exposed 22 people to radiation, shut down the underground facility for 35 months and cost theExpand