EDUCATION: Whoosh

For two days last October, a slim, dark-haired boy of 17 sat in a University of Chicago classroom wrestling with such questions as:

"A gunner in New York wishes to hit a target five miles directly south of him on a windless day. He should aim (a) slightly to the east of the target (b) directly north (c) slightly to the west of the target."*

"At new moon, what is the appearance (phase) of the earth as seen from the moon: (a) The earth is at third quarter (b) at half (c) at first quarter (d) at full (e) is new."†

Altogether, Joseph Edward...

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