Science: Nothing

Capt. T. J. J. See, Government mathematician and astronomer at the Mare Island naval base (San Francisco, Cal.), has been conducting exhaustive experiments and computations upon—Nothing. Greater men than he have done the same, and he has been utilizing their findings — Sir Isaac Newton (gravity), Pierre Simon LaPlace (astronomy), Sir Christopher Wren (architecture). Nothing is important, for it permeates and envelops Everything. It would be nice to know definite things about it, what it is and does. Last week Capt. See announced something about Nothing :

It may be called Nothing for it is entirely imperceptible to the senses of man....

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