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 expertise, provided the identify Promethium and quoted: “You have stolen hearth from the gods, and mankind could undergo for it.” Her quote and his reminiscences echo at the present time because the international grapples with the promise and perils of atomic energy.
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