Science: Call to Arms

Scientists, often suspicious of political advice from laymen, listen attentively when their colleague, tall, mild-mannered Dr. Frederick Seitz, 38, of the University of Illinois, has something to say. One of the most respected of U.S. physicists, he played a key part in the wartime development of the atom bomb. In an article in the current Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Dr. Seitz issues a call to arms which has caused an extraordinary stir in scientific circles.

U.S. physicists, says Seitz, must forget their "sense of sin" about the atomic bomb and their feelings of guilt. They must abandon their "one world" pacifism....

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