Physics: Foxhole for Neutrinos

One of the Tanganyikan delegates to the U.N. was duly exercised. The U.S., he said, was plotting with South Africa to test atom bombs. He had read all about it in the newspapers.

Whatever he had read, Khari R. Baghdelleh had obviously not understood it. And no reasonable man would suspect the U.S. of joining South Africa in any international hanky-panky. Still, rumors about atomic weaponry have a habit of swelling rapidly into dangerous controversies. U.S. Representative to the U.N. Adlai Stevenson wasted no time in pointing out that the only scientific experiment...

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