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Author    Munn, Orson D.: Editor

Title   Scientific American October 1931 Volume 145 Number 4


Condition   Good

   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1931

Seller ID   35507811

Features: Behind the scenes of news gathering - a co-operative, non-profit organization aids in disseminating accurately the news of the world (the Associated Press); Editorials - cause or effect of war? - fundamentals of education - "Rolling down to Rio" by airplane - drug control; More hard luck for the ether - a funal blow is dealt to the ether theory by experiments performed with a highly refined interferometer; Tungsten bows to the plating bath - this important metal can now be deposited electrolytically; The sun an atom builder - a new theory - an attempt to explain where the sun gets the energy which it radiates; Wings over three Americas - safety and comfort for passengers are the aims of international airways; Science lends a hand to the Red Cross; New paints from synthetic resins; Are swimming pools a health menace?; Some important exhibitions in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; A solar observatory for the amateur - how to build simple equipment for solare research work; Cotton stalks - a new source of rayon; Celluloid taxidermy; Taming Silicosis; Combating magnetism in watches - Elinvar makes possible non-magnetic watch parts; When a sunbeam splits - an elementary principle of physics and an unusual analogy; The private car, yacht of the rails - the utmost in luxury that can be built within the limitiations of a railroad car. Two creases to front cover. Average wear. Unmarked.

Features:  Behind  The  Scenes  Of  News  Gathering  -  A  Co-operative,  Non-profit  Organization  Aids  In  Disseminating  Accurately  The  News  Of  The  World  (the  Associated  Press);  Editorials  -  Cause  Or  Effect  Of  War?  -  Fundamentals  Of  Education  -  "Rolling  Down  To  Rio"  By  Airplane  -  Drug  Control;  More  Hard  Luck  For  The  Ether  -  A  Funal  Blow  Is  Dealt  To  The  Ether  Theory  By  Experiments  Performed  With  A  Highly  Refined  Interferometer;  Tungsten  Bows  To  The  Plating  Bath  -  This  Important  Metal  Can  Now  Be  Deposited  Electrolytically;  The  Sun  An  Atom  Builder  -  A  New  Theory  -  An  Attempt  To  Explain  Where  The  Sun  Gets  The  Energy  Which  It  Radiates;  Wings  Over  Three  Americas  -  Safety  And  Comfort  For  Passengers  Are  The  Aims  Of  International  Airways;  Science  Lends  A  Hand  To  The  Red  Cross;  New  Paints  From  Synthetic  Resins;  Are  Swimming  Pools  A  Health  Menace?;  Some  Important  Exhibitions  In  The  Boston  Museum  Of  Fine  Arts;  A  Solar  Observatory  For  The  Amateur  -  How  To  Build  Simple  Equipment  For  Solare  Research  Work;  Cotton  Stalks  -  A  New  Source  Of  Rayon;  Celluloid  Taxidermy;  Taming  Silicosis;  Combating  Magnetism  In  Watches  -  Elinvar  Makes  Possible  Non-magnetic  Watch  Parts;  When  A  Sunbeam  Splits  -  An  Elementary  Principle  Of  Physics  And  An  Unusual  Analogy;  The  Private  Car,  Yacht  Of  The  Rails  -  The  Utmost  In  Luxury  That  Can  Be  Built  Within  The  Limitiations  Of  A  Railroad  Car.    Two  Creases  To  Front  Cover.    Average  Wear.    Unmarked. 

Price = 199.95 USD

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