THE list of Birthday Honours conferred by H.M. the King includes the names of the following men of science and others associated with scientific work: Order of Merit: Sir Arthur Eddington. Baron: Sir Josiah Stamp. Baronets: Major Sir William Prescott, chairman of the Metropolitan Water Board ; Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Archibald Weigall, chairman of the Royal Empire Society. G.C.M.G.: Lord Har-lech, lately Secretary of State for the Colonies. K.C.B.: Sir Cyril Hurcomb, chairman of the Electricity Commission. K.B.E.: Prof. T. H. Easterfield, formerly director of the Cawthron Institute of Scientific Research, New Zealand ; Sir Samuel Hordern, president of the Royal Agricultural Society, New South Wales ; Mr. A. W. Street, First Deputy Under-Secretary of State, Air Ministry, lately Second Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Knights Bachelor: Mr. W. G. Ball, surgeon and dean of the Medical College, St. Bartholomew's Hospital ; Mr. W. A. Cosgrave, lately chief commissioner of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands ; Dr. Cyril Norwood, president of St. John's College, Oxford ; Mr. W. Roberts, manager of the British Cotton Growing Association Farm, Khanewal, Multan District, Punjab ; Dr. R. B. Wade, president of the Medical Board, New South Wales.