Science: Solar Attack

Godfrey Lowell Cabot of Boston speaks to almost anybody, but his thoughts are definitely heavenward. He is 77, and in his old age he broods much about the vast stores of energy in sunlight which man does not utilize. In his youth he was closer to earth. Fresh from Harvard with a magna cum laude (1882), he went out to western Pennsylvania to help his brother build a plant for making carbon black (used in printing ink, shoe polish, automobile tires, etc.) from natural gas.* From carbon black he made a fortune. During the War, when he was nearing 60, he...

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