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Author    Munn, Orson D.

Title   Scientific American February 1932 Volume 146 Number 2


Condition   Good


   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1932

Seller ID   35507796

Features: How shall we live in the future - houses will be heated in winter, cooled in summer, lighted by man-made healthful sun-lamps; editorials - all honor to marconi - metallic thrift - future leaders - science and art; Commemorating a century of progress - buildings for the 1933 World Exposition are rapidly being completed on a site close to other Chicago attractions; Weighing the satellites - mass, on the astronomical scale, can be measured only by the power of gravitation; Science and the permanent wave - what makes human hair wave when stretched and steamed?; Pigeons go to war college - interesting German method of training carrier pigeon messengers and photographers; "Jobs from Junk - Wages from Waste" - Buffalo, New York , has a good plan to help the unfortunate; Engineering a ski-jump tower - unusual problems are encountered in the construction of the world's highest ski-jump tower; A new style theater, front and back - a trick stage, unusual scenic effects, scientific lighting - a new high point in technique is reached in new theater; Our railroads must be saved - the integrity of the railroad's finances mean much not only to the nation but also to the individual; Science trails the criminal - Laboratory utilizes all the resources of modern science for the benefit of peace officers; A snow avalance "Caught in the Act" - striking photographs of stages of a snowslide; amateur astronomy in the wild west - in tacoma, members of a large club of amateurs have built telescopes; Radio and forest fires - rangers on the lookout for fires, and fire fighters keep in touch with headquarters by means of portable radio sets; Greedy "white ants" cust us millions - termites eat their way into wooden framework of structures and cause great damage. Moderate to average wear. Unmarked.

Features:  How  Shall  We  Live  In  The  Future  -  Houses  Will  Be  Heated  In  Winter,  Cooled  In  Summer,  Lighted  By  Man-made  Healthful  Sun-lamps;  Editorials  -  All  Honor  To  Marconi  -  Metallic  Thrift  -  Future  Leaders  -  Science  And  Art;  Commemorating  A  Century  Of  Progress  -  Buildings  For  The  1933  World  Exposition  Are  Rapidly  Being  Completed  On  A  Site  Close  To  Other  Chicago  Attractions;  Weighing  The  Satellites  -  Mass,  On  The  Astronomical  Scale,  Can  Be  Measured  Only  By  The  Power  Of  Gravitation;  Science  And  The  Permanent  Wave  -  What  Makes  Human  Hair  Wave  When  Stretched  And  Steamed?;  Pigeons  Go  To  War  College  -  Interesting  German  Method  Of  Training  Carrier  Pigeon  Messengers  And  Photographers;  "Jobs  From  Junk  -  Wages  From  Waste"  -  Buffalo,  New  York  ,  Has  A  Good  Plan  To  Help  The  Unfortunate;  Engineering  A  Ski-jump  Tower  -  Unusual  Problems  Are  Encountered  In  The  Construction  Of  The  World's  Highest  Ski-jump  Tower;  A  New  Style  Theater,  Front  And  Back  -  A  Trick  Stage,  Unusual  Scenic  Effects,  Scientific  Lighting  -  A  New  High  Point  In  Technique  Is  Reached  In  New  Theater;  Our  Railroads  Must  Be  Saved  -  The  Integrity  Of  The  Railroad's  Finances  Mean  Much  Not  Only  To  The  Nation  But  Also  To  The  Individual;  Science  Trails  The  Criminal  -  Laboratory  Utilizes  All  The  Resources  Of  Modern  Science  For  The  Benefit  Of  Peace  Officers;  A  Snow  Avalance  "Caught  In  The  Act"  -  Striking  Photographs  Of  Stages  Of  A  Snowslide;  Amateur  Astronomy  In  The  Wild  West  -  In  Tacoma,  Members  Of  A  Large  Club  Of  Amateurs  Have  Built  Telescopes;  Radio  And  Forest  Fires  -  Rangers  On  The  Lookout  For  Fires,  And  Fire  Fighters  Keep  In  Touch  With  Headquarters  By  Means  Of  Portable  Radio  Sets;  Greedy  "white  Ants"  Cust  Us  Millions  -  Termites  Eat  Their  Way  Into  Wooden  Framework  Of  Structures  And  Cause  Great  Damage. 

Price = 149.95 USD

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