This is from the Vermont Public Radio. On their site, linked below, you can listen to a podcast or an MP3 or stream of the discussion of this book, Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Changed The World by Tom Zoellner. Fascinating!
The element uranium is thought to be the most deadly element found in the earth's crust. Throughout history it's been used for many destructive purposes, yet it's also been touted as the future of clean energy. We learn more about the power and uses of uranium, and examine how it's shaped world events with Vermont author Tom Zoellner. He's the author of the new book, Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock that Reshaped the World.