Volume 304 Issue 5923, 21 July 1983


  • Opinion |

    The ending of the arms control season is not as depressing as it seems. Geneva has been unproductive, Madrid a pleasant surprise.

  • Opinion |

    Environmental protection is not an absolute good but unavoidably an economic cost.

  • Opinion |

    A British anti-abortion pressure group is trying to ruin a well-planned study. It should stop.




  • Commentary |

    A satisfactory definition of intelligence has never been found, and as a result it means different things to different people. What it is may remain too complex for a succinct definition, but the theory and practice of information handling have clarified what it does fur us: it enables us to guess better, and the discovery of unexpected orderliness is the chief means of doing this.

    • H.B. Barlow

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