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Stories by Waldemar Kaempffert

Atomic Energy—is it Nearer?

Some weeks ago the scientific world was most agreeably surprised when word was flashed across the Atlantic that two young English physicists, Dr. J. D. Cockcroft and Dr. E. T. S. Walton, working in the Cavendish Laboratory of Physics at Cambridge, had split the atom, effected a transmutation of elements and as a by-product had succeeded in releasing some of the higher intra-atomic energy concerning which a great deal has been prophesied during the past three decades...

August 1, 1932 — Waldemar Kaempffert

New York's First Subway

How Alfred E. Beach, Editor of the Scientific American, Secretly Built a Pneumatic Railway Beneath Broadway in 1869

February 24, 1912 — Waldemar Kaempffert
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine