Science: Too Many Coaches?

Like zealous alumni rooting for the old school's football team, graduates of the AEC keep a watchful eye on their onetime associates. Last week Kenneth S. Pitzer, former director of the AEC's Division of Research, told the Southern California section of the American Chemical Society that there was too much ball handling in the AEC backfield—and too many fumbles. The team itself is O.K., said Pitzer, now dean of the University of California's College of Chemistry, "but its performance could be improved by some changes in the coaching staff. Also, some of the rules under which it plays seem to slow...

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