Against the Misuse of Science -- An Appeal By M.I.T. Scientists

March 1969
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Mar1969, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p8
The article offers information about the appeal of the scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on the alleged misuse of the government on the developments related to science and technology in the U.S. The author stresses that the government is using the developments of science and technology to increase their capability in creating weapons of mass destruction. Scientists and engineers at MIT created a proposal to address their concern on the increasing exploitation of scientific knowledge. It includes the initiation in examining the policies of the government in science and technology, turning the research applications from the present emphasis on military technology, and sharing the benefits of the developments to mankind.


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