Munn, Orson D.
Title Scientific American January 1932 Volume 146 Number 1
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1932
Seller ID 35507795
Former owner's name faintly in pencil atop front cover, else unmarked. Stapled contents separated from cover. Covers well-worn but contents good or better. Back cover graced with black and white advertisement from the Committee on Mobilization of Relief Resources featuring image of a man tightening his belt. Features: Seeing with invisible light - use of ultr-violet light makes possible the 9000 power microscope; A new dam-reconditioning method - concrete facing is of novel construction; Editorials - synthetic rubber - studies in sex - we build ships; Is space expanding? - evidence points to the fact that the universe is exploding; Mechanical stevedores aboard ship - ship is converted into a "self-unloader"; Gorilla - greatest of all apes - thrills of a scientific expedition's hunt for gorillas; Safety rules for the airways - Department of Commerce regulations are all-inclusive; Eugenics for cows but not for humans - much of so-called eugenics is based upon fallacies; Marking the nations's boundaries - Questions of state's boundaries are complex and interesting; New York's newest subway cars - cars for new line are greatly improved; What science really is - why had the Greeks or the Chinese no Industrial Revolution?; Erosion Dares the west - a menace and the measures that must be taken to defeat it; From the archeologist's note book; Curious lead tablet, Luristan bronzes, a benevolent hippopotamus, a road of the ages; Analyzing "Archies" shots - Theodolite records shell-bursts in movies for close study; New and exotic delights for our table - many delicious fruit and vegetable immigrants in American markets.