Allison, Helen C.
December 1955
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Dec1955, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p379
The article reports on the presentation of the extent and scope of Project Sherwood, the U.S. effort to control the fusion reaction, as told by Lewis L. Strauss who is the chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission. The Division of Research, which is headed by Thomas H. Johnson, is responsible for the project's operations. There is a steering committee in charge to coordinate the program headed by Edward Teller. The research is being done in five centers in different parts of the country. Strauss believed that the project should have no effect on the growth of an atomic industry based on the fission reactors.


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