Science: Ants to Stars

Harvard's Astronomer Harlow Shapley never tires of trooping up & down the country telling people about the universe. Last week some 200 sky-lovers gathered at Detroit's Institute of Arts to hear tousle-haired Dr. Shapley discourse on "Exploring the Galaxy." This talk was to be illustrated with stereopticon slides. Few minutes before lecture time a man from the projection room scuttled up to the platform, confessed to the astronomer that the slides had been mislaid. Squirming and damp-browed. Dr. Shapley whispered hoarsely to the man who was about to introduce him:

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