By Julie E. Coryell,Joan Bainbridge Safford
Upon the invention of point sixty one, in 1945, Coryell’s spouse, greedy the Promethean nature of nuclear know-how, provided the identify Promethium and quoted: “You have stolen fireplace from the gods, and mankind could undergo for it.” Her quote and his reminiscences echo this day because the international grapples with the promise and perils of atomic energy.
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