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Handler Statement on Smale Case

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Science  22 Sep 1967:
Vol. 157, Issue 3795, pp. 1411
DOI: 10.1126/science.157.3795.1411


Philip Handler, chairman of the National Science Board, has issued the following statement, reprinted in part, concerning the relationship between Stephen Smale, the Berkeley mathematician, and the National Science Foundation, of which the board is the highest-ranking advisory body. The statement was delivered to Science following completion of an article on the Smale case for the issue of 15 September, but prior to publication.