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One world or none / edited by Dexter Masters and Katharine Way ; contributors: foreword by Niels Bohr, introduction by Arthur H. Compton. H. H. Arnold, Hans Bethe, E. U. Condon [and others].

Way, Katharine, 1903-
Date
1946
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Publication/Creation

New York : Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1946.

Physical description

x, 79 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm.

Notes

On cover: "A report to the public on the full meaning of the atomic bomb"

Contents

Introduction / Arthur H. Compton.-- Foreword: Science and civilization / Niels Bohr.-- 1. If the bomb gets out of hand / Philip Morrison.-- 2. It's an old story with the stars / Harlow Shapley.--3. Roots of the atomic age / Eugene P. Wigner.-- 4. The new power / Gale Young.-- 5. The new weapon: the turn of the screw / J. R. Oppenheimer.-- 6. Air force in the atomic age / H.H. Arnold.-- 7. There is no defence / Louis N. Ridenour.-- 8. The new technique of private war / E. U. Condon.-- 9. How close is the danger? / Frederick Seitz and Hans Bethe.-- 10. An atomic arms race and its alternatives / Irving Langmuir.-- 11. How does it all add up? / Harold Urey.-- 12. Can we avert an arms race by an inspection system? / Leo Szilard.-- 13. International control of atomic energy / Walter Lippmann.-- 14. The way out / Albert Einstein.-- 15. Survival is at stake / Federation of American (Atomic) Scientists.

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  • English


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