Science: All-Seeing Tower

The New York Port Authority this week dedicated the world's biggest, most modern airport control tower. The new $1,000,000 structure, rising 150 ft. above New York's International Airport at Idlewild, on the Atlantic Ocean side of Long Island, is packed with electronic equipment: six radarscopes,' 13 radio receivers, two transmitters and connections to ten more' transmitters spotted around the airport. It is also equipped with the newest wrinkle in radar control: the A.S.D.E. (Airport Surface Detection Equipment), which looks not up but down, and displays on its broad scope a living, moving map...

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