Education: Having Fun at Camp IQ

It looked about like any other summer camp. Boys were kicking soccer balls, skimming Frisbees and grousing about the lack of girls. Then the public address system crackled, and all 100 of them—two selected by each state —rushed to the recreation hall to hear Dr. Isidore Adler of the Goddard Space Flight Center discuss the problems of mapping the moon.

At question time, the long-haired youths in jeans and sneakers fired away: Is the fission theory of the moon's origin the most powerful one? Is there life on other planets? ("I don't believe in UFOs," said Dr. Adler, "but I'd be astounded...

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