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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (4): 283–321.
Published: 01 September 2012
... electrons in the Earth’s radiation field. In order to conduct the test before the October 1958 nuclear test moratorium, the military borrowed International Geophysical Year equipment and used the program as cover for the clandestine nuclear tests. Though the experiment determined that an electron shield...