Statement of a Group of Soviet Scientists Concerning the Question of Prohibition of Atomic Weapons and of Their Tests

November 1957
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov1957, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p316
The article focuses on the statement of a group of scientists concerning the question of prohibition of atomic weapons and of their tests in Soviet Union. The country's scientists were systematically studying the effects of radiation on man and other living organisms, and they strive to make the widest possible circles at home and abroad to realize the great responsibility and to prevent the use of atomic energy for the war. Accordingly, it has been vitally important for scientists all over the world to warn all men of the new dimensions of the approaching danger, which threatens the health not only of those men now alive, but also of future generations of mankind.


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