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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: September 2019

Epilogue: Nuclear Power at the Crossroads

Summary

The epilogue looks in several directions at the crossroads of nuclear power to consider the future of Atomic Junction and the place of afrofuturism around nuclear power. It begins with conversations with students at the School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences who have difficulty getting jobs after their degrees. In one direction, nuclear power is on a path to success with plans to import large power reactors in coming years. In another direction, nuclear power is on a rocky road given challenges managing land disputes, equipment costs, earthquake faults and even basic regulation of petrol stations. While there are now many atomic physicists in Ghana, the dream for scientific equity has not been fully realized as the plight of families in Haatso and Kwabenya revealed.

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