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 hearth from the gods, and mankind may well endure for it.” Her quote and his memories echo at the present time because the global 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