Peaceful Applications of Nuclear Fission

@article{Cockcroft1947PeacefulAO,
  title={Peaceful Applications of Nuclear Fission},
  author={J Cockcroft},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1947},
  volume={160},
  pages={451-453}
}
A Symposium on the “Peaceful Applications of Nuclear Fission” was arranged by Section A (Mathematics and Physics) at the recent meeting of the British Association at Dundee. It was opened by the president of the Section, Sir Edward Appleton, who said that no scientific subject had ever aroused quite the same mixture of hopes and fears. At that meeting they were to concentrate on the hopes; in due course the work conducted on the development of the atomic bomb would lead to the saving of far… CONTINUE READING

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