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Author    Munn, Orson D.

Title   Scientific American February 1933 Volume 148 Number 2


Condition   Good


   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1933

Seller ID   35507791

Features: History in the talkies - a vast amount of research is necessary for accuracy, but is combined with a certain amount of legitimate trickery; Our point of view - is beer intoxicating? Naval economies, Soulless machines; Television in England - a brief survey of envents of 1932 that are indicative of the general trend; More about meteors - astronomers also concern themselves with bodies no larger than bepples and distant only with the width of several counties; Leveling out the hills with more precise molecules - how a study of an automobile's digestion points the way to more power with which to climb hills; A world's fair in the making - a few of the striking effects in architecture and lighting at the century of progress at Chicago; Underneath the artist's paint - a new device takes from a painted panel a minute core which experts may then examine to detect forgeries; Seeing an unseen world - an introduction to a fascinating hobby for the amateur (microscopy); The amateur rides a new hobby - a number of people have found gem stone cutting and polishing "exceedingly Interesting" and have had excellent results; Reinforcing a weak spot in our diet - cobalt, iron, copper and many other common minerals in our diet; Water conservation - the key to national development; A vegetable from the dark - the succulent mushroom requires great care in selection of spawn, cultivation, and harvesting; The telephone goes to sea - phoning from the fishing fleet is now as easy as phoning from your own home; "Cheap" light bulb fallacies - imported oriental lights cost less but use more electricity. Unmarked. Average wear.

Features:  History  In  The  Talkies  -  A  Vast  Amount  Of  Research  Is  Necessary  For  Accuracy,  But  Is  Combined  With  A  Certain  Amount  Of  Legitimate  Trickery;  Our  Point  Of  View  -  Is  Beer  Intoxicating?    Naval  Economies,  Soulless  Machines;  Television  In  England  -  A  Brief  Survey  Of  Envents  Of  1932  That  Are  Indicative  Of  The  General  Trend;  More  About  Meteors  -  Astronomers  Also  Concern  Themselves  With  Bodies  No  Larger  Than  Bepples  And  Distant  Only  With  The  Width  Of  Several  Counties;  Leveling  Out  The  Hills  With  More  Precise  Molecules  -  How  A  Study  Of  An  Automobile's  Digestion  Points  The  Way  To  More  Power  With  Which  To  Climb  Hills;  A  World's  Fair  In  The  Making  -  A  Few  Of  The  Striking  Effects  In  Architecture  And  Lighting  At  The  Century  Of  Progress  At  Chicago;  Underneath  The  Artist's  Paint  -  A  New  Device  Takes  From  A  Painted  Panel  A  Minute  Core  Which  Experts  May  Then  Examine  To  Detect  Forgeries;  Seeing  An  Unseen  World  -  An  Introduction  To  A  Fascinating  Hobby  For  The  Amateur  (microscopy);  The  Amateur  Rides  A  New  Hobby  -  A  Number  Of  People  Have  Found  Gem  Stone  Cutting  And  Polishing  "exceedingly  Interesting"  And  Have  Had  Excellent  Results;  Reinforcing  A  Weak  Spot  In  Our  Diet  -  Cobalt,  Iron,  Copper  And  Many  Other  Common  Minerals  In  Our  Diet;  Water  Conservation  -  The  Key  To  National  Development;  A  Vegetable  From  The  Dark  -  The  Succulent  Mushroom  Requires  Great  Care  In  Selection  Of  Spawn,  Cultivation,  And  Harvesting;  The  Telephone  Goes  To  Sea  -  Phoning  From  The  Fishing  Fleet  Is  Now  As  Easy  As  Phoning  From  Your  Own  Home;  "Cheap"  Light  Bulb  Fallacies  -  Imported  Oriental  Lights  Cost  Less  But  Use  More  Electricity.    Unmarked.    Average  Wear. 

Price = 149.95 USD

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