The Good of Mankind
Kurchatov now spent more time working on peaceful uses of nuclear energy. He worked on constructing particle accelerators and research in fusion. But while voicing concerns about the dangers of nuclear war, he continued his work on improving the Soviet's arsenal.
1956, Khrushchev took Kurchatov
with him to England. He toured research centers and talked to British
scientists. It was a sign of new openness from the Soviets.
After he returned to Russia, Kurchatov suffered a stroke and his health deteriorated. He looked older than his 50 years.
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