Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

17Apr09

Back issues of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists are  available at google books from December 24, 1945 through through November 1998.

The Bulletin, founded by Manhattan Project scientists Eugene Rabinowitch and Hyman Goldsmith is critical to understanding scientific information sharing deeply influenced by by a culture of compartmentalization and secrecy.

BAS provides a valuable look back into early calls for disarmament, public access to information, and the ethics of war. It is is a truly magnificent historical resource – even the ads are insightful.

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