One World Or None: A Report to the Public on the Full Meaning of the Atomic Bomb
A timely reissue of a 1946New York Timesbestseller, in which the world's leading nuclear scientists (including five Nobel laureates) warn of the dangers of a nuclear world. In 1946, just months after atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the scientists who had developed nuclear technology came together to express their concerns and thoughts about the nuclear age they had unleashed. In a small, urgent book of essays, legends including Niels Bohr, Albert Einstein, and Robert Oppenheimer try to help readers understand the magnitude of their scientific breakthrough, fret openly about the implications for world policy, and caution, in the words of Nobel Prize-winning chemist Harold C. Urey, that "There is No Defense." The original edition ofOne World or Nonesold 100,000 copies and was aNew York Timesbestseller. Today, with the nuclear issue front and center once more, the book is as timely as ever.
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Written only a few short months after the first atomic bomb had been dropped on Hiroshima, this is a set of linked essays by prominent individuals connected with the Manhattan Project, including ... Read full review
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