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Author    Munn, Orson D.

Title   Scientific American October 1932 Volume 147 Number 4

   Paperback

Condition   Good

   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1932

Seller ID   35507804

Features: New knowledge on the rise of man - the Oriental Institute is a great research laboratory for the investigation of the early career of civilized man; Editorials - air transport - "seed" - a weapon for peace; Ultr-violet light and forgery - by making use of fluorescence, professional investigators detect forgeries in documents; Avalances and avalanche protection - in the Alps, great structures are necessary to divert avalanches; Things that happen in sunspots - An astronomer's photograph of the spectrum of a sunspot may give him material for many months of study and analysis; America emerges from partial maritime eclipse - completion of the first of two great liners for the north Atlantic route gives a promise of a revived great merchant marine; Flying in the beginning - from man-carrying kites, the army experimenters turned to gliders; In a rifle factory - over 2500 operations are required to produce accurate rifles that stand the test of use; Factory punishment for tires; Physical laboratories of the stars - the atoms in the stars have been braodcasting a description of their surroundings for millions of years; Profiting by enforced leisure - children, unemployed persons, hospital patients, and even jail inmates are increasing their demand for helpful books; Hoover Dam - conclusion - materials, supplies, manpower, and future program; The liner that cannot roll - new italian line ship has world's largest gyro-stabilizer plant; A post office for freight - New Union freight terminal in New York is first step in solution of freight handling and distribution problem; Houses of the future - they may be made in factories to individual design; Salmon fishing - great industry brings millions of dollars yearly to the pacific coast - how the salmon are caught and canned. Prior owner's pencilled name mostly erased from top of front cover.

Features:  New  Knowledge  On  The  Rise  Of  Man  -  The  Oriental  Institute  Is  A  Great  Research  Laboratory  For  The  Investigation  Of  The  Early  Career  Of  Civilized  Man;  Editorials  -  Air  Transport  -  "seed"  -  A  Weapon  For  Peace;  Ultr-violet  Light  And  Forgery  -  By  Making  Use  Of  Fluorescence,  Professional  Investigators  Detect  Forgeries  In  Documents;  Avalances  And  Avalanche  Protection  -  In  The  Alps,  Great  Structures  Are  Necessary  To  Divert  Avalanches;  Things  That  Happen  In  Sunspots  -  An  Astronomer's  Photograph  Of  The  Spectrum  Of  A  Sunspot  May  Give  Him  Material  For  Many  Months  Of  Study  And  Analysis;  America  Emerges  From  Partial  Maritime  Eclipse  -  Completion  Of  The  First  Of  Two  Great  Liners  For  The  North  Atlantic  Route  Gives  A  Promise  Of  A  Revived  Great  Merchant  Marine;  Flying  In  The  Beginning  -  From  Man-carrying  Kites,  The  Army  Experimenters  Turned  To  Gliders;  In  A  Rifle  Factory  -  Over  2500  Operations  Are  Required  To  Produce  Accurate  Rifles  That  Stand  The  Test  Of  Use;  Factory  Punishment  For  Tires;  Physical  Laboratories  Of  The  Stars  -  The  Atoms  In  The  Stars  Have  Been  Braodcasting  A  Description  Of  Their  Surroundings  For  Millions  Of  Years;  Profiting  By  Enforced  Leisure  -  Children,  Unemployed  Persons,  Hospital  Patients,  And  Even  Jail  Inmates  Are  Increasing  Their  Demand  For  Helpful  Books;  Hoover  Dam  -  Conclusion  -  Materials,  Supplies,  Manpower,  And  Future  Program;  The  Liner  That  Cannot  Roll  -  New  Italian  Line  Ship  Has  World's  Largest  Gyro-stabilizer  Plant;  A  Post  Office  For  Freight  -  New  Union  Freight  Terminal  In  New  York  Is  First  Step  In  Solution  Of  Freight  Handling  And  Distribution  Problem;  Houses  Of  The  Future  -  They  May  Be  Made  In  Factories  To  Individual  Design;  Salmon  Fishing  -  Great  Industry  Brings  Millions  Of  Dollars  Yearly  To  The  Pacific  Coast  -  How  The  Salmon  Are  Caught  And  Canned.      Prior  Owner's  Pencilled  Name  Mostly  Erased  From  Top  Of  Front  Cover. 

Price = 199.95 USD


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