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Author    Munn, Orson D.

Title   Scientific American June 1932 Volume 146 Number 6


Condition   Good

   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 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.

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. 

Price = 199.95 USD

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