Scientific American February 1932 Volume 146 Number 2

By: Munn, Orson D.

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Features: How shall we live in the future - houses will be heated in winter, cooled in summer, lighted by man-made healthful sun-lamps; editorials - all honor to marconi - metallic thrift - future leaders - science and art; Commemorating a century of progress - buildings for the 1933 World Exposition are rapidly being completed on a site close to other Chicago attractions; Weighing the satellites - mass, on the astronomical scale, can be measured only by the power of gravitation; Science and the permanent wave - what makes human hair wave when stretched and steamed?; Pigeons go to war college - interesting German method of training carrier pigeon messengers and photographers; "Jobs from Junk - Wages from Waste" - Buffalo, New York , has a good plan to help the unfortunate; Engineering a ski-jump tower - unusual problems are encountered in the construction of the world's highest ski-jump tower; A new style theater, front and back - a trick stage, unusual scenic effects, scientific lighting - a new high point in technique is reached in new theater; Our railroads must be saved - the integrity of the railroad's finances mean much not only to the nation but also to the individual; Science trails the criminal - Laboratory utilizes all the resources of modern science for the benefit of peace officers; A snow avalance "Caught in the Act" - striking photographs of stages of a snowslide; amateur astronomy in the wild west - in tacoma, members of a large club of amateurs have built telescopes; Radio and forest fires - rangers on the lookout for fires, and fire fighters keep in touch with headquarters by means of portable radio sets; Greedy "white ants" cust us millions - termites eat their way into wooden framework of structures and cause great damage. Moderate to average wear. Unmarked.

Title: Scientific American February 1932 Volume 146 Number 2

Author: Munn, Orson D.

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Journals,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Scientific American Publishing Company: 1932

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 35507796

Keywords: Features: How shall we live in the future - houses will be heated in winter, cooled in summer, lighted by man-made healthful sun-lamps; editorials - all honor to marconi - metallic thrift - future leaders - science and art; Commemorating a century of progress - buildings for the 1933 World Exposition are rapidly being completed on a site close to other Chicago attractions; Weighing the satellites - mass, on the astronomical scale, can be measured only by the power of gravitation; Science and the permanent wave - what makes human hair wave when stretched and steamed?; Pigeons go to war college - interesting German method of training carrier pigeon messengers and photographers; "Jobs from Junk - Wages from Waste" - Buffalo, New York , has a good plan to help the unfortunate; Engineering a ski-jump tower - unusual problems are encountered in the construction of the world's highest ski-jump tower; A new style theater, front and back - a trick stage, unusual scenic effects, scientific lighting - a new high point in technique is reached in new theater; Our railroads must be saved - the integrity of the railroad's finances mean much not only to the nation but also to the individual; Science trails the criminal - Laboratory utilizes all the resources of modern science for the benefit of peace officers; A snow avalance "Caught in the Act" - striking photographs of stages of a snowslide; amateur astronomy in the wild west - in tacoma, members of a large club of amateurs have built telescopes; Radio and forest fires - rangers on the lookout for fires, and fire fighters keep in touch with headquarters by means of portable radio sets; Greedy "white ants" cust us millions - termites eat their way into wooden framework of structures and cause great damage.,