Science: Boy & Girl Scientists

Forty of the nation's smartest teen-age youngsters whooped into Washington last week for a week of fun, sightseeing and a competition to choose the likeliest boy & girl scientists in the U.S. They were finalists in the third annual science talent search run by the news agency Science Service. They had tea in the White House with Eleanor Roosevelt before she went off to Puerto Rico. They chatted with Vice President Wallace, hobnobbed with eminent elder scientists, swarmed irreverently through the halls of Congress and the endless corridors of the Pentagon.

The 40...

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