In a recent article on “High Altitude Laboratories” in Physics Today, November, 1950, page 17, the need for additional laboratory facilities in the equatorial zone was stressed. No sooner had the issue of Physics Today reached some members of the medical fraternity than the author began to receive letters pointing out an omission from the account of existing stations. Indeed four of these letters arrived one day in the same mail. Evidently such distinguished individuals as Dr. Warren Weaver are also keenly interested in this problem.

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