Scientific uses of earth satellites. W.num.fig.
Ann Arbor 1956. L-8vo. x, 316 p. orcl w.dj. - First edition In his contribution to this work Van Allen 'Study of the arrival of auroral radiations' suggests to equip an observation satellite with a geiger tube. The consequent satellite missions of 1958, equipped with geiger counters proved the existence of the famous Van Allen radation belts.
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