The dawn of the nuclear age was not a welcomed one. Most scientists and politicians knew that there was no turning back to a more innocent time. With a touch of a button, the world could quickly and irrevocably reduced to ashes by nuclear annihilation, as evidenced by the nearly cataclysmic Cuban Missile Crisis. Nuclear weapons quotes let us peek into the window to the other side, so we know the tremendous responsibility and the tremendous costs these weapons of mass destruction carry. And with luck, the sage words of politicians, scientists and philosophers will help us see the folly that any nuclear war is unwinnable, and perhaps even, barely survivable.
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Albert Einstein's interest in physics began when his father gave him a compass when he was five. His teachers believed he had little scholastic promise, so he dropped out of school at the age of 15. Attending the Federal Polytechnic Academy in Zurich, he excelled in mathematics and physics and went on to take a succession of short-lived teaching posts. When his wife became pregnant, he took a job in the patent office. It was in this job that he developed his groundbreaking work on relativity (E = mc2), Brownian motion and the photoelectric effect, the latter which won him the 1921 Nobe…
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