Is Atomic Energy the Key to Our Dreams?

Laurence, William L.
April 1946
Saturday Evening Post;4/13/1946, Vol. 218 Issue 41, p9
The article asserts that atomic energy brings within sight the realization of the dream of the ages, and gives man the greatest chance he ever had to master his material environment, to conquer space and time, disease and old age. The reason for the political and social undesirability of permitting possession of atomic-energy materials by individuals is given.


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