February 1957
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Feb1957, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p69
The article offers news briefs related to science in the U.S. The National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences approved a program for aiding Hungarian scientists who may wish to work in the country. Meanwhile, the federal money for research and development is increasing steadily. On the other hand, a study by the U.S. Office of Education contradicts some impressions held about the lack of science and mathematics courses in secondary schools.


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