Congressional cooks are preparing a new National Science Foundation broth from old reliable science‐community recipes spiced with national‐interest innovations. And generally scientists inside and outside government favor the NSF revision proposed by Congressman Emilio Q. Daddario in his HR 13696 (see PHYSICS TODAY, March, page 56). Their main apprehension concerns the bill's emphasis on applied research: their principal difference of opinion is among themselves and concerns the role of the National Science Board.

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