The Press: Voice of the Atom

There is one little magazine (circa 5,600) whose voice is heard around the world. Its name: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Its subscribers in 55 countries (including 40 in Russia) read like an international Who's Who of statesmen, news commentators and scientists; many readers consider it a better source of information on the U.S. atomic-energy program than AEC's own reports to Congress.

Last week the Bulletin took a look a Russian science. Contrary to popular belief, wrote Editor Eugene Rabinowitch, the quality of science in Russia "is clearly on the upgrade ... It is wrong to think of contemporary Soviet science...

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