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1937 - shielding effect of the Empire State Building is being tested for artificial lightning bolts

SHIELDING EFFECT OF TALL BUILDINGS

E&MP 72.056

Artificial Lightning

December 1937

Toy towns for scientists--in this case midtown Manhattan--have importance in research studies. Above the shielding effect of the Empire State Building is being tested for artificial lightning bolts.

Negative No. 1029

[duplicate photo 072.025]

 

Original Caption by Science Service
General Electric



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