IT will be remembered that the late Lord Rutherford had consented to preside over the jubilee meeting of the Indian Science Congress Association to be held in Calcutta next January, which will be attended by a representative British scientific delegation organized by the British Association (see NATURE, October 9, p. 609). We are glad to announce that Sir James Jeans has consented to fill the vacancy caused by the lamented death of Lord Rutherford.

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    Announcements. Nature 140, 803 (1937).

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