Science: Shhh, Scientists at Work

> Atom-smashing research has now become secret at the University of California-including further developments of the half-built 4,900-ton cyclotron.

> "Voluntary censorship" of all U.S. scientific publications was announced by the National Academy of Sciences and the National Research Council. Reason: lest research data of indirect military significance fall under enemy eyes.

> There is so little new, nonsecret research that The Physical Review, abstruse physicists' tradesheet, now appears only once a month instead of twice a month; and other once-plump learned journals are beginning to show their ribs.

...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!