Scientific American June 1930 Volume 142 Number 6

By: Munn, Orson D.: Editor

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Features: Aluminum and its hard-boiled alloys; Super magnetic fields; Influence of the coconut on Philippine industrial life; Birds of a bleak arctic island; Fragmentary molecules of the sun; Beautiful bridges on new rail line - exceptional engineering problems on European railway; Sinanthropus - the Peking man; Coney Island's museum - the first institution designed to show play-reaction; Six great institutions now have naval R.O.T.C.; Linemen of the sea - with the men who splice broken transatlantic cables; Features of speed queen The Europa - faster than the Bremen; Is there an ether?; Better days for aviation; Tangled commerce abides where children smoke and swim - Manus are the pack peddlers of the pacific; Moving a substation underground; Power from the earth's hot interior?; Athens Broadway; an ancient bakery; Light furnishes Ballroom decorations. Camel cigarette ad on back cover features several suave temptors and a temptress. Top inch of spine missing. Cracks to spine. One inch tear to fore-edge of front cover. Significant overall wear.