Munn, Orson D.
Title Scientific American June 1932 Volume 146 Number 6
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1932
Seller ID 35507800
Features: Sanity, Prohibition, and the federal deficit; A gasser blows in - heroic measures necessary to combat flames in oil fields; Where diamonds earn their keep - interesting life of a diamond in an industrial plant - whence it comes, how it is used, and how it ends; Editorials - radium waters - Philippine Independence - Frightfulness in warfare; A Nerve center of communication - how your radio or cable message is speeded through; Eclipses and the Sund's atmosphere - solution of an outstanding solar problem; Flying as fast as sound - considerations of what the future may hold for aviation - some physiological and mechanical aspects of the question; An early Christian cemetary - the Libyan desert gives up further secrets of antiquity; Viscount Grey and Lord Haldane - conclusion of a study of two famous World War personalities; Power from pipe lines to wires - natural gas used as fuel in steam electric plant; Watching the creation of the stars - more concerning the evolution of the galaxies; Unusual fishes - they build nests, walk on land, live in dried mud, and breathe air; Forty-noners starved in the midst of plenty - survey of plants and animals in Death Valley shows that pioneers could have survived the trials of the desert; Modern alchemy - photographing the birth of an atom; What next in elevator technology?; Inter-glacial man in England - human remains and artifacts tell an interesting story of pre-glacial migrations to and from England. Unmarked. Average wear.