Science: Stratton and Edison

Dr. Samuel Wesley Stratton, for 22 years director of the U. S. Bureau of Standards, was inaugurated President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during commencement week at the Boston school. Sharing interest with him was Thomas Miller Edison, son of the inventor, who was graduated from the Institute.

Dr. Stratton succeeds Dr. Ernest Fox Nichols, former President of Dartmouth and Director of pure science in the Nela Research Laboratories, who served as President of Tech for a few months in 1921 but was compelled to resign on account of ill health. In the...

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