Letters

Early X-rays, continued

Early X-rays, continued

To the Editor:Missing from the extended debate on whether Yale or Dartmouth produced the first X-ray after Roentgen (Letters, Summer 1998) is one significant piece of information.Peter Spiegel wrote, “If Yale’s physicist, Arthur Wright pre-empted the Dartmouth group, it remains unreported and unsubstantiated, at least in the scientific literature.” In fact, Dr. Wright’s report was published in the Feb. 1, 1896, issue of Engineering and Mining Journal and in Electrical Engineer of February 5.Wright wrote an additional report with more experiments in the March issue of the American Journal of Science. It is ironic that Wright’s report...

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Class act

Class act

To the Editor:Thank you for the most recent update on the traditional second year class show. It...

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Yale should divest itself of tobacco stocks

Yale should divest itself of tobacco stocks

To the Editor:It was discouraging to learn of the Yale Corporation’s April decision not to divest...

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Longevity and talent

Longevity and talent

To the Editor:Like Helen Langner (A Life of Engagement, Summer 1998), I grew up in Milford and know...

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