The Simpsons may affect view of nuclear plants


Mon, Dec 21st, 2009 11:37 by capnasty NEWS

Dr. Bill Irwin, a philosophy professor at King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., says Homer--the bumbling main character in The Simpsons who works at a nuclear power plant--has perhaps helped to put a negative spin on nuclear power by doing such things on the show as trying to stop a meltdown by randomly pressing buttons on a console.



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