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Varieties of the British Mission Experience

  • Ferenc Morton Szasz

Abstract

The story of the British Mission to Los Alamos involves more than simply a tale of Anglo-American cooperation and scientific breakthroughs. It is also a story of scientists who returned to England to forge the main outlines of the postwar nuclear world. Although they shared a similar Los Alamos experience, they held far from identical views on the major issues of the day. In fact, the British scientists eventually fanned across the entire political spectrum: from the bulwarks of the Anglo-Australian nuclear establishment to Soviet agent, with the majority falling somewhere in between.

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Atomic Weapon Blast Wave Manhattan Project British Scientist Nevada Test Site 
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© Ferenc Morton Szasz 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ferenc Morton Szasz
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  1. 1.University of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA

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