Science: Science Hush-Hushed

> The National Academy of Sciences, the senate of U.S. science, called off its annual meeting for 1942. Reason: most of its members are too busy with vital wartime research; and the closely guarded Academy Building, close to the War and Navy Departments in Washington, is overcrowded with military projects.

> Not a word about chemistry or physics (mostly war secrets), but a great deal about archeology, was heard at last fortnight's meeting of the American Philosophical Society, most venerable U.S. scientific body.*

> Only 50 papers, instead of the usual 150 or more, were...

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