Sandra Ionno Butcher

Articles by Sandra Ionno Butcher

4 November 2008

Joseph Rotblat's would-be advice to the new president

Sandra Ionno Butcher

November 4 marks the centenary of the birth of Nobel laureate Joseph Rotblat, the only scientist to walk away from the Manhattan Project on moral grounds and a man who held determined views on the kind of world we should try to create. He was an ardent advocate for dialogue across political divides, the elimination of nuclear weapons, the need ultimately for a world without war, and the social responsibility of scientists.