Science: Diana

Until Jan. 10, 1946, scientists had been experimentally limited to the earth and to a thin shell of air around it. Last week, the U.S. Army Signal Corps announced a scientific milestone: on Jan. 10 (and several times since), its radar at Belmar, N.J. had sent a message to the moon and got an answering echo. Man had finally reached beyond his own planet.

Hum & Wiggle. Soon after V-J day, the Signal Corps put Lieut. Colonel John H. DeWitt, a former radio "ham," in charge of a project called "Diana" (goddess of the...

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