Science: Three-Point Landing

Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History last week exhibited an extraordinary collection of objects: a stony meteorite with a charred black surface, about the size of a military hand grenade and weighing four pounds; part of a garage roof; the steel turret top of an automobile; an automobile cushion and floor board. These things were acquired for the Museum, at a price which its officials last week refused to reveal, by Ben Hur Wilson, amateur astronomer of Joliet, Ill. They originally belonged to Edward McCain, resident of the small Illinois mining town of Benld.

On the morning of September 29, 1938,...

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