Science: Visitor

Among other notables who mourned Albert Abraham Michelson (see col. 3) was Sir James Hopwood Jeans. British mathematician. He and Lady Jeans had gone to Pasadena a fortnight ago so that Sir James could see at first hand the "red shift" (lengthening rays of light) which Dr. Hubble has observed through the Mount Wilson telescopes. Sir James has calculated that the Universe is expanding at a tremendous rate and in some far future eon will disintegrate. The lengthening of stellar rays seems to prove his thesis, which is the opposite of Dr. Robert...

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