ATOMIC ENERGY: The Nuclear Salesmen

While the world's scientists met in Geneva for the first International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy (see SCIENCE), the world's manufacturers of peaceful atomic products were busy on the other side of town at their own nuclear trade fair. In booths at the great Palace of Expositions, they displayed devices ranging from radiation detectors to brain probes. But what most countries were interested in buying was a nuclear power plant.

Out of Geneva last week came word of the first major sale. Westinghouse Electric Corp. became the first company in...

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