Memoirs: A Twentieth-Century Journey in Science and Politics

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INDEX
Abbreviations used in this index:AEC, Atomic Energy Commission; DAS, Department of Applied Science (Livermore Laboratory/UC, Davis); ET, Edward Teller; GAC, General Advisory Committee; JRO, J. Robert Oppenheimer; LASL, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, LLL, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, RSC, Reactor Safeguard Committee; SDI, Strategic Defense Initiative; UC, University of California, WW I, World War I; WWII, World War II.
ABM Treaty. See Anti-ballistic Missile Treaty
Abplanalp, Fritz, 321
Abrahamson, James, 536
Academic Assistance Council (Great Britain), 88, 110, 113, 185
Accelerator, See Calutron, E. O. Lawrence, Materials Testing Accelerator
Acheson, Dean, 233, 338
Acheson-Lilienthal report, 380, 592See also Baruch Plan
Adamson, Keith F., 148
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS, formerly RSC), 363(n7), 366, 422
Advisory Committee on Uranium, 148; secrecy and, 151
Ady, Endre, 3
AEC. See Atomic Energy Commission
Afghanistan, 537
Agnew, Harold, 158(n6), 505
Agoston, Péter, 16
Agriculture, 498; genetically altered crops, 566; global weather monitoring and, 558
"Air Mail" (Teller), 1
Alarm Clock, the, 242, 298(n11)
Alaska, 449-51
Alfvén, Hannes, 249-50
Algebra (Euler), 23
Alice in Wonderland (Catroll), 90, 112-13
Alsop, Joseph, 366
Alvarez, Luis, aids ET with Lawrence, 306; diary entry re ET Fermi meeting, 282; extinction theory, 560; Hiroshima and, 214; materials testing accelerator, 337, 345; Oppenheimer hearing and, 371; proposes beam weapon, 431(n19); reports Rabi snub, 399, 401; visits Los Alamos, 280
Alverez, Walter, 560
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 407
American College of Nuclear Medicine, 468
Anami, General, 215, 216
Anarchists (Austro-Hungary), 8-9
Anderson, Annaliese, 521
Anderson, Clinton, 456
Anderson, Martin, 521, 525
Anti-ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty, 510, 511
Anti-Semitism, 43, 84; in Germany, 39, 50-51; Hungary, post-WWI, 31, 38-39, 105; Italy, 139. See also Holocaust (Hungary)
Applied science, 476, 487, 490. See also Engineering
Arazmas-16 (first Soviet weapons laboratory), 558-59
Argo, Harold and Mary, 189, 197, 402; Trinity test and, 213
Argonne National Laboratory, 194, 246, 268, 593
Archimedes Principle (song), 39
Aristarchos, 562
Around the World in Eighty Days (Verne), 22
Arsenal, U.S., 467
Ashkin, Julius, 156
Asteroids, 560
Astronomy, 537 (n5), 491(n22). See also Supernovae; Universe, the

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