Science: Atomic Twelve-Foot Shelf

The scientists are about to tell all that can safely be told about the vast wartime researches that led to the atom bomb. The Atomic Energy Commission announced last week that it intends to issue, within the next two years, more than 100 volumes, averaging 500 pages each.

The first two, soon to be published by McGraw-Hill Book Co., will deal with medical aspects of the bomb research. The series will eventually cover everything from the technology of the voracious gas, fluorine (which gnaws holes in glass and makes bricks burn), to leak detectors...

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