Science: Stereoscopy

At last month's meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (TIME, Oct. 5), Dr. Robert T. A. Innes, astronomer, indicated that he has been able to produce stereoscopic effects on the cinema screen. Last week the foremost U.S. authority on the subject, Dr. Herbert Eugene Ives of Bell Telephone Laboratories, showed the Society .of Motion Picture Engineers at Swampscott, Mass, why stereoscopic cinemas were yet impossible in practice.

When a person looks at something, he really sees two different views. The right eye does not see exactly what the...

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