Science: The Best Is Yet to Come

Radio static has at last been smoothed into silence. So said the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. last week to a group of scientists and industrialists gathered for the dedication of the new $1,325,000 Goodyear Research Laboratory in Akron. To prove it, Goodyear displayed a small box which, hooked up to an ordinary receiving set, chokes the fiercest static to a mere whisper.

Goodyear's new "radio static neutralizer" has a set of electronic tubes that intercepts outside electrical interference and reduces it to less than one twenty-thousandth of a volt. In one test a...

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