Science: Uranium, Please

For almost three years the Atomic Energy Commission has made a standing offer of $10,000 to anyone who discovers a deposit of high-grade uranium ore. No one has claimed the reward. Last week AEC, which buys most of its ore from Canada and the Belgian Congo, raised the offer to a top of $35,000, agreed to pay for the discovery of low-grade deposits.


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