Education: Earth Science Center

An English-born electrical engineer who helped make some of the first seismographic explorations of oilfields in the 1930s has given stock worth $2,527,500 to set up a center for geophysics, meteorology, oceanography and related fields at M.I.T. The donor, whose gift, made jointly with his wife, was announced this week: Cecil H. Green (M.I.T. '23), vice president of Texas Instruments, Inc., a Dallas electronics firm, and board chairman of Geophysical Service, Inc., a subsidiary outfit that does seismographic exploration in 21 countries. Said M.I.T.'s President Julius Stratton: "The earth sciences stand on...

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