Scientific American August 1931 Volume 145 Number 2

By: Munn, Orson D.

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Features: Time and the railway dispatcher - the hands of the clock daily control the movement of thousands of trains throughout the country; Editorials - control of competing transportation - the army air maneuvers - pseudo-scientific rain makers - blasting caps in children's hands; Carl Akely's Africa - the Africa where Akely, Crusader for Animal conservation, found the wildlife he loved to paint, photograph, model and conserve; Which shall inherit the earth - man or the insects!; The Merchandise Mart, a new 'largest' enterprise for Chicago; Worlds from a catastrophe - did a giant star hit the sun and cause the birth of the planets?; Hydro-electric power in the Ozarks - Huge Bagnell Dam of the Osage project nears completion; To stop soil erosion losses; Meeting the emergencies of a great city; The big noise behind the "mike" - intricate apparatus used to simulate noises that come over the radio; The earth beneath - seismology gives a hint of what is beneath the earth's crust; Staying the hand of time - stonework protection by parafin impregnation; An now, it's seaweed - kelp may supply elements now lacking in our diet; Progress and the telephone - a gigantic business that helps all other businesses makes headway despite unstable business conditoins; A book-print reader for the blind; Blasting roads to settle them; Asquith and Kitchener - two great British War Leaders. Mildly visible erasure to top of front cover. Average wear. Unmarked.

Title: Scientific American August 1931 Volume 145 Number 2

Author Name: Munn, Orson D.

Categories: Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Scientific American Publishing Company: 1931

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 35507809

Keywords: Features: Time and the railway dispatcher - the hands of the clock daily control the movement of thousands of trains throughout the country; Editorials - control of competing transportation - the army air maneuvers - pseudo-scientific rain makers - blasting caps in children's hands; Carl Akely's Africa - the Africa where Akely, Crusader for Animla conservation, found the wildlife he loved to paint, photograph, model and conserve; Which shall inherit the earth - man or the insects!; A $35, 000, 000 business home - The Merchandise Mart, a new 'largest' enterprise for Chicago; Worlds from a catastrophe - did a giant star hit the sun and cuas the birth of the planets?; Hydro-electric power in the Ozarks - Huge Bagnell Dam of the Osage project nears completion; To stop soil erosion losses; Meeting the emergencies of a great city; The big noise behind the "mike" - intricate apparatus used to simulate noises that come over the radio; The earth beneath - seismology gives a hint of what is beneath the earth's crust; Staying the hand of time - stonework protection by parafin impregnation; An now, it's seaweed - kelp may supply elements now lacking in our diet; Progress and the telephone - a gigantic business that helps all other businesses makes headway despite unstable business conditoins; A book-print reader for the blind; Blasting roads to settle them; Asquith and Kitchener - two great British War Leaders. Mildly visible erasure to top of front cover. Average wear. Unmarked.,