The H-Bomb and World Opinion

May 1954
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May1954, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p163
The article focuses on the statement of Lewis Strauss, chairman of Atomic Energy Commission and world's opinion concerning the official description of the hydrogen weapon tests during 1952 in Marshall Islands. There was a misuse or betrayal of atomic information that is given to foreign nations, thus many nations alarmed with these series of negative hydrogen tests and enforced the government to stop the testing. Strauss commented the incident of fall-out on inhabited areas was a part of the planned operation. He stated the weapon tests result has contributed much satisfaction of military requirements to ascertain the ability to proceed with the power peacetime development.


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