Academy

The National Academy of Sciences held its annual meeting in Washington. There were celebrated speakers, striking subjects.

Time. Dr. E. W. Brown, Yale astronomer and mathematician, discoursed on his tables of the moon and data collected during the 1925 total eclipse (TIME, Nov. 24, 1924, et seq.). He could show that the moon is lopsided, heavier at the bottom than on top.

Six-Foot Children. Drs. Thomas B. Osborne and Lafayette B. Mendel of Yale reported dietetic experiments on rats which, if applied to humans, would produce six-foot six-year-olds. The...

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