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Author    Munn, Orson D.

Title   Scientific American June 1931 Volume 144 Number 6


Condition   Good

   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1931

Seller ID   35507807

A very interesting issue. Features: Triangulation - why and how this precise surveying job is done; Editorials - The Nicaragua Canal - The "R-101" disaster - Spiritism exposed - Why a navy is needed - Sick railroads - Lessons learned; Our changing transportation - competitors to the railroads; Zone television and the television arc - television transmission via three channels; Tudying up the constellations - archaic method of outlining roups is being simplified; Problems of calendar improvement - the importance of the movment ot change our calendar; Tons of human hair in industry - woven into press-clth, hair serves a most useful purpose; This new big business of gardening - food raising becomes a gigantic mechanized industry; From the archeologist's Notebook - bronze bowl - home of a notorious Roman - Lid of Canopic jar - a Roman portrait - Chinese head-dress ornament; Man's insect allies - an insect that feeds on cacti and destroys them; Change - the great competitor; Sulfur - the second of three related articles on salt, sulfur and petroleum; Clemenceau and Foch - the United States enters the war - the Armistice and peace conference; Diesel versus gasoline-engined plane - the diesel-engined plane has a higher "ceiling"; A flexible amusement building in New Orleans - a municipal auditorium with a movable stage platform; A two-mile industrial water tunnel - tunnel for the ford plant carries enough water for several cities. Chip loose at top of spine. One inch opening between top of spine and front cover. Average wear. Unmarked. Tear to page 402.

A  Very  Interesting  Issue.    Features:  Triangulation  -  Why  And  How  This  Precise  Surveying  Job  Is  Done;  Editorials  -  The  Nicaragua  Canal  -  The  "R-101"  Disaster  -  Spiritism  Exposed  -  Why  A  Navy  Is  Needed  -  Sick  Railroads  -  Lessons  Learned;  Our  Changing  Transportation  -  Competitors  To  The  Railroads;  Zone  Television  And  The  Television  Arc  -  Television  Transmission  Via  Three  Channels;  Tudying  Up  The  Constellations  -  Archaic  Method  Of  Outlining  Roups  Is  Being  Simplified;  Problems  Of  Calendar  Improvement  -  The  Importance  Of  The  Movment  Ot  Change  Our  Calendar;  Tons  Of  Human  Hair  In  Industry  -  Woven  Into  Press-clth,  Hair  Serves  A  Most  Useful  Purpose;  This  New  Big  Business  Of  Gardening  -  Food  Raising  Becomes  A  Gigantic  Mechanized  Industry;  From  The  Archeologist's  Notebook  -  Bronze  Bowl  -  Home  Of  A  Notorious  Roman  -  Lid  Of  Canopic  Jar  -  A  Roman  Portrait  -  Chinese  Head-dress  Ornament;  Man's  Insect  Allies  -  An  Insect  That  Feeds  On  Cacti  And  Destroys  Them;  Change  -  The  Great  Competitor;  Sulfur  -  The  Second  Of  Three  Related  Articles  On  Salt,  Sulfur  And  Petroleum;  Clemenceau  And  Foch  -  The  United  States  Enters  The  War  -  The  Armistice  And  Peace  Conference;  Diesel  Versus  Gasoline-engined  Plane  -  The  Diesel-engined  Plane  Has  A  Higher  "ceiling";  A  Flexible  Amusement  Building  In  New  Orleans  -  A  Municipal  Auditorium  With  A  Movable  Stage  Platform;  A  Two-mile  Industrial  Water  Tunnel  -  Tunnel  For  The  Ford  Plant  Carries  Enough  Water  For  Several  Cities.    Chip  Loose  At  Top  Of  Spine.    One  Inch  Opening  Between  Top  Of  Spine  And  Front  Cover.    Average  Wear.    Unmarked.    Tear  To  Page  402. 

Price = 199.95 USD

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