THE ADMINISTRATION: Brains & Prestige

As part of its program to step up the U.S. effort in science, the Administration moved to give its scientific forces more brains and more prestige. From Gettysburg came the announcement that the Science Advisory Committee, heretofore an adjunct of the Office of Defense Mobilization, will move its offices directly into the White House. At the same time, the committee of twelve, headed by Columbia Physicist Isidor Rabi, will take on five new members.

Like their colleagues, four of the new additions are top-rank men of science: Caltech's Physics Professor R. F. Bacher, Harvard's Nobel Prizewinning Physicist E. M. Purcell, University...

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