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Reference numberPB/9/1/120
Previous numbersJ.104
LevelItem
TitleCorrespondence with GP Thomson
Date1941
DescriptionCorrespondence re the Maud Committee, of which Thomson was Chairman, July-August 1941.

Blackett's letter (28 July 1941) sets out his dissent from the Committee's view on the feasibility of a uranium bomb, on grounds of siting, danger and technical difficulties. Thomson's autograph reply (31 July) answers the objections and discusses the matter further.
Access statusOpen
Related materialMM Growing, 'Britain and Atomic Energy, 1939-1945', 1964

PB Moon, 'Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society', 23, 1977, pp541-545.
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2428Thomson; Sir; George Paget (1892 - 1975)1892 - 1975
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