Science: A.A.A.S.

It was at the end of a year in the flood tide of science that the American Association for the Advancement of Science held its annual meeting last week in Philadelphia. It had been the year in which:

Experimenters in Belgium, Germany and California had failed to corroborate the ether drift findings of Dr. Miller of Cleveland, thus tending to substantiate the Einstein theory of time-space relativity.

Dr. Millikan of California had verified the existence of cosmic rays of great penetration, Dr. Kolhoerster of Germany tracing their source to...

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