Science: H-Bomb Secrets

H-Bomb 'Secrets'

Many U.S. scientists, including those not connected with military research, are afraid to talk about the hydrogen bomb. They have seen too many colleagues pilloried for discussing "classified information," even though it may have been known for years to all the scientific world.

In its current issue the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, for once feeling no such fears, carries an article which describes in detail and with figures the basic principles of the hydrogen bomb. It tells how the speeding fission fragments of exploding uranium will impart high velocity to...

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