Meanwhile, women and men are reunited, but since there are more ladies than males, they’ll practice polyandry, aside from the leaders, preferring monogamy. A middle-aged scientist turns into concerned within the Manhattan Project and works at Oak Ridge, witnesses the Trinity take a look at, and investigates the after-effects of radiation in Hiroshima . Little detail is provided about the bomb; the novel is principally concerned with the security problems of its protagonist, which mirror those of Robert Oppenheimer. Clearly, the author is attacking Oppenheimer’s persecutors. Deeply troubled by the moral implications of his involvement with the project, the scientist turns into active in advocating worldwide control of atomic energy along the lines proposed by the Baruch Plan.