Fenyvesi, C.
May 1992
U.S. News & World Report;5/11/92, Vol. 112 Issue 18, p18
Reports that the list released last week from the National Academy of Sciences had only 59 names, instead of the usual 60 members. Statements that astronomer and popularizer Carl Sagan failed to get the necessary two-thirds vote; The requirement Sagan did not meet; What Sagan has accomplished.


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