New World Primer

New World Primer

New World Primer

New World Primer


The following is the text of a letter from a group of scientists to the President of the United States, the Prime Minister of Great Britain and the Premier of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics:

University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Your Excellencies:

We address ourselves to you as the chief executives of the three nations which, emerging victorious from the late war, have arrogated to themselves the right to make the decisions for the peace which we hope will follow.

We respectfully request that each of you make arrangements to meet with us in Copenhagen as soon as possible for the purpose of arranging an international conference to consider the organization of the world in the light of a scientific discovery upon which we have chanced and which we shall make known to you.

As you may know, we have for several years conducted experimental research in the field of atomic energy. At the time when Denmark was invaded by . . .

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