Books et al.NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Earthquake or atomic bomb?

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Science  23 Feb 2018:
Vol. 359, Issue 6378, pp. 875
DOI: 10.1126/science.aat1174

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At a time when a considerable fraction of the population is adamant in their refusal to apply science to public policy, it is helpful to look back to a similar scenario that played out during the Cold War. In Silencing the Bomb, geophysicist Lynn Sykes tells the story of the efforts of a group of scientists who sought to halt the worldwide testing of nuclear weapons throughout the mid- to late 20th century.