Birge, Raymond T(hayer) (1887– )
A professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley,
who made a special study of magic and superstition. He was
born March 13, 1887, in Brooklyn, New York, and studied at
the University of Wisconsin and University of California. His
retiring vice-presidential address to the American Association
for the Advancement of Science in 1958 was ‘‘Science, PseudoScience,
and Parapsychology.’’

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