THE ATOM: New Bomb?

Nuclear science is on the verge of developing a "third-generation weapon as radically different from the H-bomb as the H-bomb was from the Hiroshima-type A-bomb," warned Thomas E. Murray, former member of the Atomic Energy Commission and consultant to the Joint Congressional Committee on Atomic Energy, last week. The Administration's moratorium on nuclear testing, drawn out to two years by the foot-dragging test-ban talks with the Russians at Geneva, has stopped U.S. progress cold—but "I take it for granted that the Soviet Union is actively developing nuclear technology along this revolutionary...

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