Science: Liaison

When modern nations go to war, they take their scientists with them. The technique of atom-splitting, for example, is not yet a part of military technology, but physicists who can split atoms have a bundle of special knowledge and special tricks with apparatus which military and naval technologists can use. From both London and Paris last week scientific laboratories were being moved to hideouts in the country. There was much secrecy about which scientists would do what, but the liaison between scientists and war was clear.

In Britain, the Ministry of Labor set up...

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