Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is the premier public resource on scientific and technological developments that impact global security. Founded by Manhattan Project Scientists, the Bulletin's iconic "Doomsday Clock" stimulates solutions for a safer world.
  

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Contents

December 2, 1942
2
Nuclear research (History), Nuclear physics (History)
The four anniversaries
2
George B. KISTIAKOWSKY; 1900-1982
The year of appeals
6
Anti-nuclear movement, Disarmament, Scientists (Political activities)
Forty years ago
10
Robert Gomer
With Chadwick at the Cavendish
12
James Chadwick; 1891-1974, Neutrons
Scientists and public issues
38
Anti-nuclear movement (History), Disarmament, Scientists (Political activities)
An introduction
46
Thirty-seven years of nuclear weapons
46
Nuclear weapons
Vertical proliferation
47
Strategic thinkers
51
Nuclear warfare, United States (Military policy)

The beginning: Chadwick and the neutron
14
James Chadwick; 1891-1974, Neutrons
The nuclear plateau
19
Philip J. MORRISON
Early impressions
20
Nuclear power plants (Safety measures)
December 2, 1942: the event and the people
22
Nuclear fission
August 1945: the B-29 flight logs
33
Airplanes, Military (History), Atomic bombs (History)
Epilogue
36
Atomic bombs (History)
START . . . SALT . . . the freeze
57
Strategic Arms Reduction Talks, Anti-nuclear movement, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
The peculiar politics of nuclear power
59
Nuclear energy (Laws and regulations, Social aspects)
Secrecy: why is it still with us?
66
Nuclear energy (Laws and regulations), Classified information
Twin perils: nuclear science and genetic engineering
72
Genetic research, Nuclear physics
Nobel Peace Prize
81
Alfonso Garcia Robles (Mexican diplomat.); 1911-1991, Alva Reimer Myrdal (Swedish sociologist.); 1902-1986, Disarmament, Nobel prizes

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