Letters, Feb. 4, 1952

The Whole Crazy Business


Your Jan. 14 article, "The Masked Marvel," has jogged me uncomfortably. I never dreamed that such a fantastic empire existed. Sure, I was aware that there were a couple of dozen highly skilled scientists working out all the intricate problems of atomic research somewhere, and I had heard of the Oak Ridge plant and have been vaguely aware of other aspects of the work, but I never realized that it was such a huge project.

Parts of the article read like something out of the pages of science fiction. Not...

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