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The Tragedy of the Indian

The Story of Indian Wrongs as Written in the Records of Congress

Are the Continents Drifting?

A New Theory Which Is Arousing Controversy Among Scientists

By Albert G Ingalls

Shooting Clinker Rings from Kilns

By Edward C. Crossman

Are These Elephants?

By Albert G. Ingalls

Spirit Mediums Fail in Test

Comfort from Your Motor

By H. W. Slauson

American Eclipse Expeditions to the Far East

The Total Eclipse of January Fourteenth Should Teach Us Much About the Sun

By Henry Norris Russell

Steps in the Manufacture of the All-important Rear Axle

Giving Trains a Radio Voice

Wired Wireless Is Apparently More Adapted for Service on Railroads than Is Space Radio

By Orrin E. Dunlap

Men of the Early Glacial Epoch

In England, Flint Implements 500,000 Years Old Have Been Found

By J. Reid Moir

Machining Mountainous Masses of Metal

The Story of an Organization Which Possesses Gigantic Machine Tools and a Well-trained Corps of Workers and Which Puts a Just Valuation on Men as Well as Machines Photographs made in the plant of The Hooven, Owens, Rentschler Company, Hamilton, Ohio, by Scandlin...

The Largest American-Built Liner

The Malolo Will Exceed in Size, and Speed Any Previous American Ship

The Peril of Gas Poisoning

The Bureau of Mines Investigates the Poisonous Action of Carbon Monoxide

The Progress of Medical Science--IV

Serums, Vaccines, Surgery, and the Outlook for Prolonging Life Through Hygiene

By Morris Fishbein

Seeing Our Speech as Others Hear It

A Instrument Which Records the Various Attributes of the Human Voice

By Stephen Jones

Running a River Through a Mountain

Gilboa Dam and Shandaken Tunnel the Crowning Achievement in the Water Supply of New York City

By J. Bernard Walker

The Automatic Quartermaster

The Gyroscope Automatically Guides the Ship, the Steersman Standing By

From the Oldest City in the World

The Ruins of Ur, Traditional Birthplace of Abraham, Yield New Art Treasures Photographs by courtesy of the British Museum, London, through the Illustrated London News

Wintering Habits of Insects

By S. F. Aaron

The Music of the Skies

How Bells, Which Had Their Origin in China Thousands of Years Ago, Have Been Developed Into Carillons and Have Been Brought to America

By Henry B. Curry


  • Departments

    Our Point of View, January 1926

  • Inventions New and Interesting, January 1926

  • The Scientific American Digest, January 1926

  • Learning to Use Our Wings, January 1926

  • The Editor's Mail, January 1926

  • Radio Notes, January 1926

  • Science and Money, January 1926

  • The Heavens in January, January 1926

  • Patents Recently Issued, January 1926

  • Commercial Property News, January 1926

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