By Julie E. Coryell,Joan Bainbridge Safford
Upon the invention of aspect sixty one, in 1945, Coryell’s spouse, greedy the Promethean nature of nuclear expertise, provided the identify Promethium and quoted: “You have stolen hearth from the gods, and mankind may perhaps undergo for it.” Her quote and his reminiscences echo this present day because the international grapples with the promise and perils of atomic energy.
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A Chemist’s Role in the Birth of Atomic Energy by Julie E. Coryell,Joan Bainbridge Safford