A conference report: The author of the following account of the conference on the nuclear optical model is professor of physics at Brandeis Uniersity. The meeting was held in March at the Florida State University in Tallahassee.
The following comments concern the preliminary draft of a report which is to be reviewed by several scientific organizations, including the AAPT and the AIP, who will then submit their recommendations for revision of the draft to the Cooperative Committee on the Teaching of Science and Mathematics of the AAAS, under whose aegis the report was prepared. As indicated below, comments, expressions of opinion, and suggested revisions will be welcomed by the Committee. J. W. Buchta, the chairman of the Cooperative Committee, is associate dean, College of Science, Literature, and the Arts at the University of Minnesota.