Science: Big Wicks

"What the world needs is ... more light to illuminate what is obscure, more light to enable us to reorganize our intellectual and social and political lives. No one is wise enough to tell the source from which illumination will come. . . Thus spoke Dr. Abraham Flexner last week, making formal announcement that Dr. Albert Einstein had accepted appointment with the (Bamberger-Fuld) Institute for Advanced Study (TIME, Sept. 5). Dr. Flexner is the Institute's director, is seeking with his $5,000,000 endowment to make it a post-postgraduate school where Ph.D.'s will be understudies to...

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