Science: U.S.S.

The British Interplanetary Society is a reputable organization of rocket men, physicists, mathematicians and philosophers (including George Bernard Shaw). The society goes in for high-flying thought as well as high-flying rocket ships. Last week it heard a lecture that hit an altitude record.

Scientific Fiction Writer William Olaf Stapledon, Ph.D. (University of Liverpool), solemnly tackled the problems which man will face when he tries to colonize the rest of the solar system. Man is very likely, he said, to keep fooling around with the atom until he destroys himself as a species, or even blows the earth into asteroids. But if man...

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