TITLE

III. TO REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF NUCLEAR CATASTROPHE

AUTHOR(S)
Larus, Joel
PUB. DATE
April 1965
SOURCE
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Apr1965, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the need to devise an international program for nuclear safety. According to experts, such a program could certainly reduce the possibility of a nuclear catastrophe. Although there have been many predictions of accidental explosions, the nuclear safety records of the U.S. and the Soviet Union have been remarkably good. A realistic appraisal of the chances for continuing this record does not offer much reason for optimism. Although predictions of the future of weapon technology and military strategy are subject to a multitude of uncertainties involving national policies and international affairs, one development seems inevitable.
ACCESSION #
21499114

 

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