George William Foster is an American businessman, physicist, entrepreneur, U.S. Representative for Illinois 11th congressional district, and member of the Democratic Party.
In this episode, we discuss... Bill Foster’s background as an entrepreneur and physicist An unintentional discovery Foster made while searching for proton decay Role of the FERMI National Accelerator Lab in the particle physics world How two generations of Fosters used their scientific expertise in public service roles Resources available to Congress for technical evaluation of specialty topics Why economics is the most important factor in decarbonization and fighting climate change Public perception of nuclear technology and how it affects levels of social acceptance Potential for accelerator-driven nuclear energy systems How Bill Foster strategizes energy policy reform as an Illinois Congressman 
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Oct 7th, 1955
Naperville, Illinois, United States of America
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40 minutes, 59 seconds
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