Science and Technology

March 1944
New Republic;3/13/44, Vol. 110 Issue 11, p346
Presents information on the scientific branch of weather forecasting in the U.S. Fields in which weather forecasting services can be used, after the recent scientific development; Dependence of the accuracy of weather predictions on the field area from which weather reports are available; Illustration of examples describing the importance of weather to business; Usage of radiosonde, a five-foot helium-filled balloon carrying aloft a compact automatic radio-transmitting apparatus, in predicting the weather.


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