Science: Facts, Questions

Four learned societies met in the East last fortnight, explained and evaluated their work:

What Is Going to Happen Next? Physics is like "a mother who has just given birth to several healthy children, but has not yet recovered sufficiently to know what is going to happen next." — Charles Galton Darwin (Edinburgh U.), mathematician grandson of the Charles Darwin.

Too Much Promise? Arthur Holly Compton (U. of Chicago) asked: "Is a girl smoking and listening to jazz from a loud speaker what the great electrical pioneers have been working for. ... Is...

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