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The Signal Corps of the 'Movies'

Signal Systems Using Telephones, Radio, Electric Lights and Flags, Make Possible the Direction of Large Groups of Actors

By A. P. Peck

The Simplest Element of All

Recent Research on the Atom of Hydrogen Points to the Possibility of Creating a New Chemistry Richer in Potentialities than the Chemistry of Today the Chemistry of Atomic Synthesis

By Hugh S. Taylor

Doubtful Newspaper Astronomy

The Phenomenon Known as Lunar Appulse Is Not a Highly Rare Astronomical Event, as Was Recently Announced by the Press. Nevertheless It Involves Interesting Considerations

By Henry Norris Russell

Micro Motion-Pictures

How Microscopic Cell Life Is Being Studied on the Motion Picture Screen

By Heinz Rosenberger

How a Great Museum Serves the Public

Uncle Sam, Spendthrift--VIII

Our Virgin Soils Were Formerly Rich in Plant Food. We Have Been Taking This Food Out and Putting Very Little Back, Thus Exhausting the Soil

By J. Bernard Walker

Marconi Strides Onward

Beam Transmitters Pronounced a Big Success and a Milestone in the Progress of Radio

By Orrin E. Dunlap

Inventors Who Have Achieved Commercial Success, March 1927

The Man Interviewed for the Third Article of This Series Was Spurred On by Inability to Sell Poor Shipping Containers

By Milton Wright

New Glass Allows Ultra-violet Rays to Enter the Home

Railroad Changes River's Course

By Diverting the Schuylkill River Through an Artificial Channel, the Reading Railroad Eliminates a Long Tunnel and Two River Crossings

By J. Bernard Walker

Psalmist's Spring to Supply Jerusalem with Water

How the Problem of an Efficient Water-supply for the Holy City Is Being Solved by the Establishment of Modern Water Works on the Spot Associated with the 23rd Psalm

By Harold J. Shepstone

How is Your Automobile Radiator Made?

Carl E. Akeley--Naturalist, Explorer and Inventor

Solar Whirlwinds Made Visible

The New Hale Spectrohelioscope Provides Eyes for the Previously Sunblind Astronomer

By Lee McCrae

Swamps Reclaimed by Weed-cutting Machines

New British Tanks, Field Artillery, and Military Cars with Road Wheels and with Tracks for Rough Ground

Deep-sea Fish Angle For Their Own Kind

Photographs from The Illustrated London News

In the World of Chemistry, March 1927

A Department Devoted to the Advancements Made in Industrial and Experimental Chemistry

By D. H. Killeffer

Applied Science for the Amateur, March 1927

A department devoted to the presentation of useful ideas wherein will be found material of practical value for those who are mechanically inclined

By A. P. Peck

Commercial Property News, March 1927

A Department of Facts and Notes of Interest to Patentees and Owners of Trademark Rights

By Milton Wright


  • Departments

    Our Point of View, March 1927

  • The Month in Medical Science, March 1927

  • Novel Devices for the Shop and the Home, March 1927

  • The Scientific American Digest, March 1927

  • Learning To Use Our Wings

  • Radio Notes, March 1927

  • The Heavens in March 1927

  • In the Editor's Mail, March 1927

  • Patents Recently Issued, March 1927

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