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Larger Ships--Longer Piers, The Need of Fog Investigations, and more

Sir James Dewar, F.R.S

Famous for His Researches in Low Temperature Phenomena

By P. F. Mottelay

The First Flight from Shore to Ship

How Ely Flew from Selfridge Field Across Country and Landed on the U.S.S. "Pennsylvania"

Ten Million Dollars for Science

The Significance of the Carnegie Institution of Washington and Its Work

By Benjamin C. Gruenberg

The Mail-handling System at the New Pennsylvania Railroad Station, New York City

By Joseph B. Baker

Freak Shadows in Oil

By J. Mayne Baltimore

Science in the Current Periodicals- February 4, 1911

In this Department the Reader will find Brief Abstracts of Interesting Articles Appearing in Contemporary Periodicals at Home and Abroad

A Shadow in Court

By William F. Rigge

An Opportunity to Catch an Asteroid with a Small Instrument

By R. W. Roberts

Grooved Pulley for Experimental Work

By Edward Tiede

To Sharpen a Bit

By W. D. Graves

Oil Stops for Milling Machines

Casting Gold Centrifugally

By Albert F. Bishop

Electric Torch Lighter

By Howard M. Nichols

"Uncle Sam's" Automatic Dampening Machine

By Thomas D. Gannaway

The Inventor's Department- February 4, 1911

Simple Patent Law; Patent Office News; Inventions New and Interesting

Curiosities of Science and Invention- February 4, 1911

Electricity, Engineering

Aeronautics, Science


  • Letters

    Correspondence- February 4, 1911

  • Recommended

    New Books, Etc.- February 4, 1911

  • Departments

    The Heavens in February

  • Recently Patented Inventions- February 4, 1911

  • Notes and Queries- February 4, 1911

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