The Hemisphere: Field Report

Professor Cornelius Jan Bakker, eminent Dutch nuclear physicist who was invited to Argentina to look over Juan Perón's atomic energy research, last week wound up his brief and mystery-cloaked visit (TIME, June 4). After spending four days at the Huemul Island laboratories, he flew back to Buenos Aires for a little chat with President Perón, then hurried home. Back in Amsterdam, the professor said that Perón's atomic expert, Austrian-born Dr. Ronald Richter, was not under arrest when he was there, but refused to discuss Richter's research work. Then he went into seclusion to prepare a report for his government.


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