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Ideological conflicts cause cooperation to be short-lived.

Early 1950s

Contacts begin to be restored.


Many American scientists take part in a conference on high-energy physics in the Soviet Union.


Turning point is reached in U.S.-Soviet scientific relations.


Both countries receive about 50 scientists representing various fields.


Source: Information originally provided by Academy of Sciences of the USSR. Adapted from NRC (1990b: 10).

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