Science: Understanding Without Stars

One of the imperative tasks of our day is to interpret the purposes, methods and results of science in such wise that this greatest adventure of the human spirit may be "understanded of the people." Science needs to be made use of, but understanding of it must precede complete utilization. . . .

Four distinguished U. S. scientists, Arthur H. Compton, Geologist Kirtley F. Mather, Astronomer Harlan T. Stetson, Psychologist Edward L. Thorndike, uttered hosannahs of approbation for a book The Advancing Front of Science* by George W. Gray, from which the above words...

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