Science: Lightning

Alfred Lee Loomis, banker (Bonbright & Co.), electro-physicist (effects of high frequency sound waves) had as guest at his splendid private laboratory at Tuxedo Park, N. Y., Professor Charles Vernon Boys, British physicist who for 26 years has been trying to measure the duration of a lightning flash. His tool has been a camera with two lenses revolving on a disk. At Tuxedo Park he finally and happily measured a flash. It lasted one seven-thousandth of a second.


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