Laboratories for the Atomic Age

Authors(s):Benjamin Fine Publication:New York Times Publication Date:June 22, 1947 Publisher: New York Times Citation:Fine, Benjamin. “Https://” New York Times, 22 June 1947. Link:New York Times

At three centers universities will unite with AEC in a vast project to develop the atom for peace. The research program is designed to advance science and promote the welfare of mankind.

SEVENTY miles from New York, near Patchogue, L.I., is a lonely sign — "Brookhaven National Laboratory" — half hidden by undergrowth. About a mile beyond the sign you come upon a guard. He asks you to identify yourself, to tell whom you want to see. If everything is in order you are admitted to the reservation — in war days Camp Upton.