"For Your Eyes Only," an article in the Sept. "Smithsonian" comments that secret messages can be found in almost every text or illustration. ". . . despite a 1992 effort to debunk them by Dutch astrophysicist Cornelis de Jager, who demonstrated the dimensions of any object can be manipulated yo yield an outcome: he derived the speed of light and and the distance between Earth and Sun from his measurements of a bicycle." Also a story of how her Buddhist faith enabled Aung San Suu Ki to overcome Burma's military government.