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It seems that some correlation exists between their scintillation index and solar activity. It is of interest to note that the Argus nuclear explosions above the atmosphere had a quieting influence, if any [25]. It is obvious that the frequency scintillations produced are more important on the lower frequencies (20, 40 Mc), but they are still not negligible on 108 Mc as may be seen in Fig. 10. 5. RELATIVITY EXPERIMENTS When the accuracy of Doppler measurements is increased to about 10~10, relativity effects become measurable.

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