Science: Universal Laboratory

Scientists from twelve European nations gathered in UNESCO's mirrored conference room in Paris last week. Their purpose: to discuss the creation of an "Institute for Advanced Studies in Nuclear Research." Worried by the drift of European scientists toward the secrecy ridden research centers of the U.S. UNESCO wants a "universal" laboratory All work would be published and no one would be concerned with atomic bombs.

Most Western European countries, and Yugoslavia, will contribute. Britain has offered the use of her new Liverpool synchrocyclotron. Denmark will open the facilities of Copenhagen University. The U.S. has...

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