Science: Planetarium Authority

The American Museum of Natural History has long wanted a planetarium to show visitors how the planets revolve about the Sun, how the Sun moves among the other stars. The problem of getting money for the planetarium stumped Dr. Henry Fairfield Osborn while he was president of the museum. By last week his successor Frederick Trubee Davison, son and brother of bankers, had invented an ingenious means: a quasi-public corporation called the Planetarium Authority, similar to the popular and profitable Port of New York Authority which builds toll tunnels, toll bridges and other self-liquidating port improvements. Such Authorities may issue bonds....

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