Science: The Earth Grows Warmer?

What is happening to the universe —and how much longer will man survive? Many astrophysicists give man a few billion years more, but believe that his days are numbered as the earth grows cooler. Last week these orthodox views were openly disputed by London's famed Biologist J. B. S. Haldane. Writing in the American Scientist, Haldane advanced a "new theory of the past." Haldane's theory rests on a hypothesis of relativity developed in the '30s by British Cosmologist E. A. Milne. (Most of Milne's reasoning is far too deep for anyone but astrophysicists — and Professor Haldane.) Milne suggested that...

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