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Unformatted text preview: Why do they never seem to get their money? 6. Do you believe it is necessary to keep scientific secrets in wartime? If so, why is Fermi always against it? If opposed, why does Szilard constantly support it? 7. McMillan is one of the few scientists who made an important discovery without some luck. Why was he so persistent to return to his research nearly 3 years after it started? 8. While America took a long time to get involved in the war, why did it take them so long to begin to research radar (1940)? Surely they did not devote all of their resources to bomb research? 9. Why did it take so long to get scientists to finally protect themselves from radioactivity? What do you think really convinced them to protect themselves?...
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- Spring '08