Science: New & True

For ten years cosmic rays have made a pother in the scientific news. Hardly less of a pother has Caltech's famed Robert Andrews Millikan made by his controversies with colleagues who did not see his cosmic ray theories as he did. By last fortnight Dr. Millikan had decided that laymen interested in cosmic rays were being hopelessly confused by the tangle of-fact and conjecture reported by numerous researchers.

"This situation," Dr. Millikan said at the Pittsburgh meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (TIME, Jan. 7), "is not improved by the existence of the daily newspaper, which ......

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