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IN consequence of the lamented death of the King, and out of respect to his memory, many scientific meetings and other functions have been postponed or cancelled. The soirée of the Royal Society, announced for May 25, will not. take place.. The meetings of the society will not be.resumed until May 26. The president of the Royal Institution has decided that the lectures and evening meetings be discontinued until further notice. The anniversary dinner of the Royal Geographical Society, which was arranged for May 23, will not be held; the anniversary meeting will be held as arranged, at 3 p.m. The meeting of the Royal Meteorological Society which had been fixed for Wednesday, May 18, has been postponed to Wednesday, May 25.

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Notes . Nature 83, 315–320 (1910).

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