A secluded meeting at a New York estate offers the opportunity to talk openly and informally about science issues
The advisers met at Seven Springs, a wooded, 200-acre estate that is owned by Rockefeller University. The meeting, held Feb. 22-24, was organized by the Carnegie Commission on Science, Technology, and Government as part of a five-year effort to help government make better use of scientists and their specialized knowledge.
The conference was intended to be a tightly held secret shared among the principals and the commission. D. Allan Bromley, special assistant...