Munn, Orson D.: Editor
Title Scientific American November 1931 Volume 145 Number 5
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher New York Scientific American Publishing Company 1931
Seller ID 35507812
Features: Africa's first national park; Editorials - building for parity a false alarm - whose fault is it?; Power development on the Columbia River - the first power project on one of the most famous of North American streams; United States plant patent number 1 - only time will show the value of plant patents, the first of which has just been released; The hottest place in the universe - what keeps the stars shining?; Henry Ford, the Practical - the automobile manufacturer knows how to do things , and how to get them done; Are there creatures like ourselves in other worlds?; The birth, life, and death of a railroad ticket; Mercury vapor power to the fore - two new and larger units have been ordered; Australia's great meteorite; Paper's thinnest web - making tissue paper; Where not to look for oil and gas; Electrical aids to blind flying; Etruscan safety pin; Excavating Rome's seaport; A modernized university library - Sterling Memorial Library at Yale; Why question the reasoning of animals? - authentic stories seem to indicate their reasoning power. Page 293 is a full page tribute, with black and white photo, to thirty-year old Linus Pauling, hailed as "a rising star who may yet win the Nobel Prize." Light erasure mark at top corner of front cover. Average wear. Unmarked.