22 August 1947
Vol 106, Issue 2747

About The Cover

At the ground-breaking ceremonies for the first peacetime atomic pile, held at Brookhaven National Laboratory August 11, Philip M. Morse (left), director of the Laboratory, and M. Stanley Livingston (left center), head of the Cyclotron Project, are shown with Sumner T. Pike and William W. Waymack, members of the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission, examining a small-scale model of a 60-inch cyclotron to be constructed in the near future.