Science: The New, Improved Attack

People who think they know the worst about The Bomb have some grisly surprises in store. Even long-range, atom-carrying rockets (still in the designing stage) are already an old-fashioned notion. In this month's Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Dr. Edward Teller, a Chicago University physics professor who played an important part in developing The Bomb, looks alarmingly ahead.

Atomic fission, says Dr. Teller, is still in its infancy, of course: "Actually it is quite unsound to limit our attention to atomic bombs of the present type. These bombs are the results of first attempts, and they were developed under wartime pressure. ......

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