WWS 353 / MAE 353 (STN) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
Science and Global Security: From Nuclear Weapons to Cyberwarfare
Sample reading list:
Sydney Drell, Physics and US National Security
David Hafemeister, Physics of Societal Issues
Kurt M. Campbell, Nuclear Tipping Point
National Research Council, Deterring Cyberattacks
Bostrom, Global Catastrophic Risks
Weekly readings; 7-8 problem sets (including essay questions) midterm paper/project due two weeks after midterm break (3000-4000 words), final exam
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 20%
Final Exam - 35%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%
Problem set(s) - 30%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
No prerequisites; MAT 103 highly recommended.
The content of this course is more than 50% science.
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