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May 10, 1980 - Image 8

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Page 8-Saturday, May 10, 1980-The Michigan Daily
One million Africans
joyfully greet Pope
Paul in Ghana


KUMASI, Ghana (UPI)-A scream-
ing, drum-beating throng estimated at
one million people greeted Pope John
Paul II in the equatorial jungle
yesterday in the most tumultuous
welcome yet of the pontiff's
pilgrimmage to Africa.
The pope met the king of a legendary
nation of Ashanti warriors in the rain
forest following a historic encounter in
Accra between the pope and the new
Anglican Archbishop of Canterbuy,
Robert Runcie.
AFTER A "JOYFUL and moving"

talk with the archbishop, according to a
joint statement released after their
visit, the pope took a 45-minute flight
over 180 miles of West African rain
forest to Kumasi, seat of the once
powerful Ashanti empire.
John Paul was greeted by Ashanti
King Otunfo Opuku Wave beneath a
silver, gold, and red velvet canopy
erected on the field of the Kumasi
sports stadium where he held an open
air mass for 50,000 people.
The kind wore a red, green, gold, and
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TWO Neil Simon


Sunbathing AP Photo
Two meercats stand up on their hind paws as they stretch toward a sun lamp
in their open air pen at the Frankfurt Zoo yesterday. The lamp was installed
to help the little critters stay warm as temperatures throughout Europe
dipped below their springtime norms.
Researchers to test
neutrino discovery-
IRVINE, Calif. (AP)-University of do not permit a massless particle to
California researchers say they're - bounce from form to form.
already planning to test their Frederick Reines of UC-Irvine, co-
surprising discovery that a subatomic discoverer of the neutrino in 1956,
particle called a neutrino seems able described his group's findings during a
continually to change its form, scientific conference in Washington,
A finding that the particle does have D.C., last weekend.
the. ability to change constantly from He compared the phenomenon to
one type of neutrino to another could seeing a dog change into a cat and then
have a major impact in the world of back into a dog as it ambles down the
physics. street.
IT WOULD MEAN that the
neutrino-long thought to be only an
elusive packet of energy without THE NEUTRINO is a peculiar little
substance-must have at least a tiny bit particle that comes in at least three
of mass, or weight. The laws of physics distinct varieties, plus an antimatter
counterpart for each type. It has no
electric charge.
Since almost countless neutrinos are
dashing around in space, if the particles
have any mass at all, "You might
double the total mass of the universe.
But we don't really know how much
SECOND mass it adds, since we don't know the
mass f thP f Aitrb. " ' ' -




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