Science: The Unmentionable Subject

The most recent H-bomb test (by the Russians) was made in Siberia about three months ago, but the fallout of fear and worry that the H-bomb tests have caused has by no means died away. Like the menacing byproducts of the explosions, concern has spread around the world.

A short, unexcited paper presented to the French Academy of Sciences has provoked a storm of foreboding in the French press and public. Written by physicist Charles-Noel Martin and sponsored by the Nobel Prizewinning Prince Louis de Broglie, it is entitled "On the Cumulative Effects of...

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