Modern glass arrives; a canine workforce
Lethal gas fights crime, 1921; baby energy powers cleaning, 1871
New computer architecture in 1971; multistage rocket theory in 1921
Huxley’s eloquence in 1871 and antievolution in 1971
A Post Office patent in 1870 and in vitro progress in 1970
Nuclear future, data on hurricanes, and machines replace muscle on the farm
A look at the epitome of production, control of malaria and more proof for plate tectonics
Some of the cringiest articles in Scientific American’s history reveal bigger questions about scientific authority
“The war to end all wars” that had to be renamed “The First World War” ended 100 years ago
Reported in Scientific American, this Week in World War I: February 6, 1915 Subtlety and illusion have always played a part in warfare
Reported in Scientific American, this Week in World War I: October 24, 1914
Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: April 17, 1915. High technology blasted a way through fortified lines in the First World War.
Reported in Scientific American, this Week in World War I: June 17, 1916
Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: July 3, 1915
Following the introduction of large-scale gas attacks, one idea to repel gas was to use fans to blow the gas away—a terrible idea, but until the invention of gas masks there was little else that worked anyway...
Reports and opinions in Scientific American on a key tragedy in World War I