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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU Professor to Discuss the “Nuts and Bolts” of Nuclear Power at MU Saturday Morning Science Lecture

April 23rd, 2011

Story Contact: MU News Bureau, 573-882-6211,

WHAT: The recent tragic events in Japan have sparked new debate about the safety of nuclear power. At this week’s Saturday Morning Science, William Miller, MU professor of nuclear engineering, will explore the nuts and bolts of nuclear power, how nuclear power plants work and will address some of the issues surrounding this complex power source.

WHO: William Miller, professor of nuclear engineering

WHERE: Monsanto Auditorium, Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center, MU Campus

WHEN: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, April 23.

NOTE: This event is free and open to the public. A complete listing of this year’s Saturday Morning Science topics is available at: