Nuclear ABC: 74 questions and answers about the nuclear technologies” was presented at the Hall of the Vice-Presidency of the Plurinational State of Bolivia in the city of La Paz. The book was jointly prepared by the Rosatom State Corporation and the Bolivian Agency for the Nuclear Energy (ABEN). The ABCs answer the most pressing questions that the Bolivian public has about nuclear energy – and does it in easy-to-understand terms.
Thelist of special guests included Vice-President of Bolivia Álvaro García Linera, Vice-Minister of the High Energy Technologies Luis Alberto Echazú, General Director of the ABEN Hortensia Jiménez and Russian Embassador in Bolivia Vladimir Sprinchan. Vice-President A.Garcia Linera mentioned during the ceremony, that such projects as the Centre for Nuclear Research and Technologies (CNRT) lay the groundwork for the country’s technological leap. He highly appreciated the help of Russia in this process.
The book highlights awide range of issues, including the use of radiopharmaceuticals in medicine, nuclear fuel, gamma irradiation of agricultural products, nuclear facility safety, use of isotopes in hydrology and geology. The best experts of the Rosatom State Corporation took part in putting the book together.
famous Bolivian artist Roberto Mamani Mamani, created the book cover. His other works were exhibited all over the world: in the USA, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, United Kigndom, Sweden and other countries. The image “Energy of the Earth” prepared especially for the “Nuclear ABCs” combines the image of the future CNRT and the native symbols of the natural harmony and wildlife.