Science: Beautiful Young Lady

Elegant in phrase, lyric in tone and innocent of harsh technicalities, a broad review of modern trends in his own field is what the British Association for the Advancement of Science has come to expect of its president, at its annual get-together for exchange of news and views. This year's president, William Whitehead Watts, 75, emeritus professor of Geology at London's Imperial College, did not disappoint B. A. A. S. when it convened last week in Norwich. Professor Watts talked about Earth. "The Earth." said he, "is 'a lady of a certain age,' but...