Title and Description Page
Planetary Exploration 1
Contamination issue. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Quarantine versus sterilization. Fort Detrick. Space Science Board (SSB). Committee on Contamination by Extraterrestrial Exploration (CETEX). Role of biology. Multivator. Space Programs. Man-in-space program. Carl Sagan. Searching for academic support. John F. Kennedy. International cooperation.
Committee and Federal Involvement 9
Kennedy Health Transition Team. University of Wisconsin Genetics Department. Arthur Kornberg. Winning Nobel Prize. Euphenics. Call for a National Academy of Medicine. Declining service on President's Science Advisory Committee. National Science Foundation (NSF). National Institutes of Health (NIH). Biological and chemical warfare. National security involvement. Committee on Disarmament. Department of Defense. World Health Organization (WHO).
Written Contributions 16
Harriet Zuckerman. Robert K. Merton. Freedom in writing column. Requests for interviews. Choosing column topics. Writing on non-science topics. Salvador E. Luria.
Environment at Stanford University in the 1960s. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Thoughts on Cold War. Student protests at Stanford.