Science: TBH & BK

Fortnight ago, Robert Andrews Millikan, chairman of California Institute of Technology, put Science and Industry in their places in a speech to U. S. life insurance presidents (TIME, Dec. 22). Last week Scientist Millikan, speaking before a Manhattan meeting of Phi Beta Kappa alumni, related Science and the Humanities. Himself a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi (science honor society), he suggested that since modern science owes its beginnings to oldtime scholars of the humanities, the two branches of knowledge should come in closer contact today through a union of...

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