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Retrospect of the Year 1908

Carrier Pigeons as Photographers

By The Berlin Correspondent Of The Scientific American

Moving Pictures that Sing and Talk

By The Paris Correspondent Of The Scientific American

Tidal-Wave Making on the Stage

Miniature Railroads for Country Transportation

By The English Correspondent Of The Scientific American

Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin

By Marcus Benjamin

Combined Case and Post for Tennis Nets

Improved Refrigerating Apparatus

Whip Socket

An Improved Hinge

Spring Drawer

Practical and Instructive Scientific Books


  • Departments

    The Heavens in January

  • Notes and Queries - January 2, 1909

  • Recently Patented Inventions - January 2, 1909

  • New Books, Etc. - January 2, 1909

  • Index of Inventions - January 2, 1909

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January 02, 1909

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day