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2.5 Stories from World History
' In a Monastery in the Middle Ages a dramatic interlude by HUGH Ross WILLIAMSON
Many great men of the Middle Ages found that life was cruel and savage, and that war was destroying the things they cared for. So they shut themselves away from the world in monasteries-in little societies of their own where they lived according to rules which they believed would please God.
This afternoon you are going to hear about the life of one of the greatest of these monks-St. Bernard -and his monastery at Clairvaux. A man who knew him wrote: his face was radiant with a light not of earth but of heaven '.
2.25 Interlude
2.30 Biology
' Eyes '
R. C. GARRY , Ch.B., D.Sc.
(From Edinburgh)
Broadcast transmitters send out waves through the ether. These waves have a comparatively long wavelength. Your wireless set detects these waves of the ether and turns them into waves in the air.
The sun, lamps, and very hot things also send out waves in the ether, but these waves have a very short wavelength. Your eyes detect these waves and, with the help of the brain, turn them into light and colour. In this way we learn about the shape, size, and colour of things at a distance from our bodies.


Unknown: Hugh Ross Williamson
Unknown: R. C. Garry

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