Science: Russians on Tour

Two impressive groups of Russian scientists were making a pilgrimage last week to U.S. scientific centers and getting as friendly a reception as U.S. scientists received this summer in Russia.

Four top Soviet spacemen visited the Iowa City laboratory of Professor James A. Van Allen, discoverer of Van Allen radiation. Addressing an audience of scientists and Iowa students, Academician Leonid I. Sedov gave a detailed report on the trajectories of Soviet moon shots. In response to questioning, he said that the Russians also had rocket failures. He denied rumors that they have put a man in space and said that they will...

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