A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 3, 1945

In the new age that is just beginning the news of Science will loom larger than ever in our lives—so this week meet Dr. Gerald Wendt, the full-time technical adviser of the writers and researchers of our Science news.

A colorful figure he is, too—a stocky, slightly-balding man with a Mephistophelean mustache and imperial (he offered to shave the whiskers off when he came to TIME if we thought them less in keeping with his new career as a journalist than they had been in his former calling as Dean of the School of Chemistry and Physics at Pennsylvania State College).

Twenty years...

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