Science, human values and versions of history

They say an extraterrestrial race once landed on earth. Their language was impossible to understand and they were exceedingly intelligent. In fact some of them remained amongst us. Today we call them Hungarians. Leo Szilard is one of many brilliant Hungarians. This story tells two versions of his part in being the father of the atomic bomb. It’s also an interesting intro to the moral dimensions of science and of the tendency to tell history from a certain perspective.


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