TITLE

Prospects for Stopping Nuclear Tests

AUTHOR(S)
Inglis, David R.
PUB. DATE
January 1957
SOURCE
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan1957, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues and topics related global efforts aimed towards nonproliferation of nuclear weapons and its testing. According to political and military analysts, stopping tests of hydrogen bomb and other weapons of mass destruction involves a balance of elements of relative national strengths that is too complex to be cogitate and properly judged by an average voter, considering the limited attention he is able to give to the matter. The likelihood of devastating nuclear war is unfortunately very real. While radioactive dangers from continued testing may be very real, it is unlikely that they will cause anything like this enormous number of casualties within the probable lifetime of civilization if the arms race continues.
ACCESSION #
21368521

 

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