Science: Telescope

Assan Dina, Hindu millionaire, and his wife, formerly Miss Mary Wallace-Shillito, of Cincinnati, Ohio, will give to France the largest observatory in the world with a telescope more powerful than that on Mount Wilson, Calif.

The observatory will be erected on Mt. Saleve, on French territory, a few miles from Geneva. The total cost is estimated at $6,000,000. The diameter of the lens will be 105 inches; at Mt. Wilson it is 101 inches.

Meanwhile a photographic-telescopic excursion is to be made into the Southern Hemisphere, with an instrument 36 feet long, the largest...

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