13 December 1946
Vol 104, Issue 2711

About The Cover

The five members of the United States Atomic Energy Commission in session at their new offices in Washington 26 November. Robert F. Bacher, 41-year-old Cornell physicist, youngest member, and only scientist on the Commission appointed 28 October, is seated on the extreme right. (See Science 8 November.) Chairman David E. Lilienthal, who resigned as chairman of TVA to accept the new post, is seated next to Dr. Bacher. Standing from left to right are William W. Waymack, a former Pulitzer Prize winner in editorial writing; Lewis L. Strauss, partner in Kuhn, Loeb & Company, bankers; and Sumner L. Pike, former member of the Securities and Exchange Commission.