Science: Claude in Cuba

Last week scores of delegates converged on Berlin for a World Power Conference, to discuss problems of distribution and utilization of Power manufactured from natural resources. Simultaneously the French Academy of Sciences was discussing in Paris a despatch from one of its members reporting progress on his project to develop Power from an inexhaustible natural resource not yet tapped by man.

Three years ago greying, sad-eyed Georges Claude told his academy colleagues of his plan to utilize the temperature differential of surface and subsurface sea water to generate electric power. He told what success...

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