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Age of Miracles resources
Age of Miracles resources
Reading list
Name
Type
Link
Description
Category
Episode
Book
An excellent but dense history of the nuclear industry, including the scientific discoveries that led up to the development of the first nuclear reactor.
General History
Scientific History
E1
E2
Book
Focuses on the regulatory framework that has hamstrung the nuclear industry and why costs are as high as they are. Jason Crawford of Roots of Progress has an excellent summary here.
Regulations Breakdown
General History
Government
E1
E2
Book
Ecomodernist take on the environmental challenges of our times, with a great chapter on nuclear. This book was the catalyst for Julia’s deeper dive into nuclear.
Present
Environment
E1
E2
Book
How our grid works, the trouble with renewables, and why we need stable baseload or an overhauled grid. For a shorter read on the grid, check out How Utilities Make Money by the Sightline Institute.
Present
Grid Breakdown
E1
Book
Dense but has some of everything – history of accidents, deep dive into the value chain from uranium to the various reactor models, research on public opinion.
General History
Disaster History
Scientific History
E1
Article
Austin Vernon and Eli Dourado explore what the world would be like with limitless energy.
General Resource
E1
Article
Fission startups
Small Modular Reactors
Article
Blog post on the recent developments in nuclear energy.
Research
General Resource
Present
E1