Letters, Jul. 25, 1938

Spots

Sirs:

... In contrast to some press writers who have accused me of blaming Depression II on the sunspots, it is refreshing to find your comment [TIME, July 11] that in my book on sunspots I "ventured the opinion that sunspots may affect human psychology, etc." I especially appreciate your italics in the use of may.

Apropos of the last sentence in the write-up in TIME,* you might inform your Science editor that it may be amusing to note that sunspot numbers did rise from a low of 56 on June 18 to...

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