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Patenting the Bomb
During the course of the Manhattan Project, the U.S. government secretly attempted to acquire a monopoly on the patent rights for inventions used in the production of nuclear weapons and nuclearExpand
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Physicist. Defector. Spy?
A closer look at the enigmatic life of Bruno Pontecorvo In late July of 1950, the physicist Bruno Pontecorvo and his family left the United Kingdom to take a relaxing, well-deserved vacation throughExpand
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History: Of chemistry and conflict
The psychological power of nuclear weapons
ABSTRACT Nuclear weapons and nuclear energy have historically been associated with both apocalyptic fear and salvational hope. Do we fear nuclear technologies too much or too little? The author makesExpand
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The History and Science of the Manhattan Project.
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A tale of openness and secrecy: The Philadelphia Story
A now little-known manuscript prepared by nine young physicists as a statement about the futility of scientific secrecy quickly became a test of the limits of free discourse in the nuclear age.
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