Munn, Orson D.
Title Scientific American May 1932 Volume 146 Number 5
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1932
Seller ID 35507799
Lucky Strike cigarette advertisement upon back cover is graced with charming colour painting of Sue Carol who is quoted as saying "Now I use Luckies only.... I have had to smoke various brands of cigarettes in pictures, but it was not until I smoked Luckies that I discovered the only cigarettes that did not irritate my throat." Features: The navy's contribution to industry - the navy's usefulness to science and industry justifies its maintenance in the highest efficiency; Editorials - buy British - In Crime's grip - George Eastman - Wood Farming; New Light on Pluto - while Professor Lowell's calculations were sound, it was only by coincidence that Pluto was found where he predicted it; Beryllium - the production of beryllium on a commercial scale presages wide use of its alloys in industry; Watching the creation of the stars - evolution of the galaxies; Factory methods in coal mining - conveyor belts, car dumps, crushers, air cleaners and the like, add to mining efficiency; Viscount Grey and Lord Haldane - a biographical contrast of two loyal British colleagues; The new X-ray "Microscop" - The multicrystal spectrograph reveals electrons in motion within the atom; Forge welding - production process used in fabricating large pressure vessels; Where is television? - television comparable to home movie equipment in quality of image will probably not be available for some time; Glass and the machine age - new mechanical processes have greatly increased production and have lowered costs; A new chapter on Egyptian art; Archeologist's findings near Giza; The father of all skyscrapers - demolition of 47-year old Chicogo building settles a question of long standing; The snake -charming sisters of Holy Popa - three sisters on the sacred mountain of Popa are the only known women snake charmers in th east; The army general as captain of industry; How does the law protect slogans?. Average wear. Half inch opening at top of spine and front cover.