Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists

Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists (ECAS) was founded by Albert Einstein and Le Szil rd in 1946. Its aims were to warn the public of the dangers associated with the development of nuclear weapons, promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and ultimately work towards world peace, which was seen as the only way that nuclear weapons would not be used again.The Committee was established in the wake of the "Szil rd petition" (1945) to United States president Harry S. Truman opposing the use of the atomic bomb on moral grounds, which was signed by 68 scientists who had worked on the Manhattan Project. A majority of scientists working on the Manhattan Project did not know entirely what they were creating at the time.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135730401
  • 9786135730401