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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein  

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(1879–1955)German-born physicist, a thinker of astounding insight, author of the special and general theories of relativity, and winner of the 1921 Nobel Prize for Physics for his work on the ...
Andrei Sakharov

Andrei Sakharov  

(1921–89)Russian nuclear physicist. Having helped to develop the Soviet hydrogen bomb, he campaigned against nuclear proliferation and called for Soviet–American cooperation. He fought courageously ...
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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2010
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Social sciences
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2,157 words

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists was the first periodical committed to nuclear disarmament and opposing various technological threats to

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002

a publication of the nonprofit Educational Foundation for Nuclear Science whose mission is to educate the public about issues relating to war and peace. It is best known for its ...

International Campaigns for Nuclear Disarmament

International Campaigns for Nuclear Disarmament  

The struggle against nuclear weapons began even before they existed.1945–1954During World War II, many scientists working on the Manhattan Project (the U.S. effort to produce an atomic bomb) ...
Professional Movements against Nuclear Weapons

Professional Movements against Nuclear Weapons  

Throughout the nuclear age, various antinuclear professional movements have emerged. These professional groups, which typically started first in Western countries and then spread worldwide, provided ...
United States Peace Movements, 1800–1945

United States Peace Movements, 1800–1945  

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, in August 1945, although welcomed by some, provoked an immediate outcry. The many peace movement voices, silent or actively prowar, again ...

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