Science: Levitation Photographed

Travelers back from the East have for generations enlivened dinner parties with accounts of Hindu fakirs who floated unsupported in mid-air before the eyes of hundreds, or climbed a miraculous rope until they were lost to sight. Skeptical listeners, psychic researchers, men of science have scoffed at these marvels, called them a romantic variety of mass hypnotism. Last week armchair theorists got a shock when a set of photographs taken in broad daylight by two hard-headed Britishers reached the U. S. The pictures show a white-robed Indian Yogi reclining several feet above...

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