Science: In the Arctic

While learned British scientists expatiated at Southampton a new Ice Age that will drive civilization to the earth's poles for warmth, (see above), Commander Donald B. MacMillan and his aids steamed homeward along the shores of Greenland from their attempted exploration of the Polar Sea by air, (TIME, June 22 et sec.) Their work had been of a kind which, if the prophets are right, will be rated by future generations—if not with the exploits of Columbus and Magellan— certainly with those of Hinton (Atlantic-crossing aeronaut), Leigh, Wade and Nelson (globe-fliers) and Eckener (Atlantic...

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