Education: Look to Your Own

President Lee A. DuBridge of Caltech is no man to deny that the U.S. needs to turn out many more scientists and engineers. But, he warned last week, that does not mean that the country should be so "hysterical over reports that the Russians are ahead of us." Said DuBridge: "It is true that in Russia more men and women received degrees in science and engineering than in the U.S. So what? Maybe that is because in the past 100 years they have so neglected their technical strength that they must now exert strenuous efforts to build it up. If...

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