Science: Power Men

Into Berlin's ornate, severely modern Kroll Opera House one day last week filed 4,000 delegates to the Second International Power Conference—heirs of the electric age inaugurated by Michael Faraday (see above). Object: to discuss means of selling housewives such power users as vacuum cleaners, washing machines, egg beaters; also methods of generating and distributing power.

After hearing a dozen papers during the morning session they gathered in the afternoon for a pièce de résistance—Dr. Albert Einstein on "Space, Field and Ether Problems in Physics."

As the guest of honor walked across the...

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