EDITORIAL

Einstein v. Roberts

Science  25 Mar 2016:
Vol. 351, Issue 6280, pp. 1371
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf6992

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Summary

In the recent U.S. Supreme Court hearing on A. Fisher v. the University of Texas about university admission policies regarding minority students, Chief Justice John Roberts asked, “What unique perspective does a minority student bring to a physics class?” As an African-American physicist researching string theory, and a teacher of university students since 1972, I have a response.