Science: Reunion in Moscow

As the San Francisco conference prepared to adjourn, United Nations scientists were staging their own show of international unity, in Moscow last week. Cabled TIME Correspondent Craig Thompson:

The ink had hardly dried on the declaration of surrender by Germany when the Soviet Union Academy of Sciences, which had already planned a jubilee to celebrate the 220th anniversary of its founding by Peter the Great, decided to turn the observance into the first international gathering of scientists on the Allied side since the London conference of 1941.

In response to hastily distributed invitations from...

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