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Telekinesis and Materialisation


THERE are certain classes of phenomena, both physical and biological, which for two generations have been persistently pressing for recognition by official science, and have been as persistently refused such recognition. With the present worldwide organisation of scientific research, such a situation is, to say the least, unusual. It is not as if new observations were habitually neglected. Quite the contrary. The announcement of a new discovery instantly sends a flutter through the universities and research laboratories, and within a week hundreds of competent men are eagerly testing, repeating, and criticising the alleged discovery. After a short period of doubt and perhaps controversy, the innovation is either confirmed or discredited, and the attitude of science towards it is settled.


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D'ALBE, E. Telekinesis and Materialisation. Nature 120, 446–448 (1927).

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