Science: New Talents

Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. last week announced that it had constructed, and would exhibit at the New York World's Fair, a new electromechanical man. His name: Elektro. In either profile or full-face he looks not unlike Actor John Barrymore, and with a total of 26 tricks in his repertoire, he is probably the most talented robot ever built.

Elektro is seven feet tall, weighs 260 Ibs., is clad in gleaming aluminum. He is operated by 48 electrical relays (circuits actuated by current variations in other circuits) which control his eleven motors by...

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