Science: Up Where the Rays Begin

The Army is very much interested in science these days. Its latest interest is cosmic rays. One reason: the rocket weapons of World War III may shoot through empty space above the atmosphere, where cosmic rays are loose. Another: cosmic rays may some day supply the key to a "super" atomic bomb, which will make the plutonium efforts look like firecrackers.

Starting this week, the Army Air Forces, in cooperation with the National Geographic Society, will make a series of long flights in a B-29 specially equipped to study cosmic rays. Scientific boss of the flights will be Dr. W. F. G....

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