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Our Worst Storm, the Tornado

What Combination of Natural Forces Causes Tornadoes, and Why They Hit the West So Hard

By W. J. Humphreys

Novelties in Automotive Transportation

Painting Mile-Long Cable Made Easy

New Trails of Ancient Man

Remarkable Finds of Ancestral Man Have Recently Been Made In Nebraska and Oklahoma

By Harold J. Cook

Cipher Messages of the Stars

How the Modern Spectroscope Reveals Secrets to the Astrophysicist

By Henry Norris Russell

Scientifically Designed Golf Clubs

By D. McFarlan Moore

Everyman's Locomotive

Are Athletes Machines?

Newly Invented Electric Timing Apparatus Reveals the Science in Running

By A. V. Hill

Motion Pictures Record Jungle Life

Intrepid Cameramen Brave Many Dangers to Produce a Film Epic of Siam

By A. P. Peck

Stone Cast Like Iron

Radio's Goliath

Latest High-powered Type of Vacuum Tube Stirs the Ether with Tremendous Force

By Orrin E. Dunlap Jr.

The Conquest of the Everglades

Slowly, but Surely, the Seminoles of Florida Are Becoming Peaceably Civilized

By Arthur Woodward

Fish Elevator Aids Spawning

New Mechanism Carries Salmon Safely Over 250-Foot Hydro-Electric Dam to Spawning Grounds

By Mandus E. Bridston

Successful Inventors--VIII

They Seek More Than Money, Says One of Them

By Milton Wright

Sky-Painting with "Light Gun"

The Most Fascinating Spot on Earth—II

The Immense Comet Buried Beneath Meteor Crater Doubtless Contains Tons of Precious Metals

By D. Moreau Barringer Jr.

Something New in Bridge Building

Air-Cooled Engines for Aircraft

An Historical Survey of the Design and Development of These Engines in America

By Robert Insley

From the Scrap-book of Science--Camera Shots of Scientific Events, August 1927

Oysters Now Grown on Trees

Household Inventions, August 1927

Devices Illustrated on This Page Make Housework Easier

By Albert A. Hopkins

Inventions in the Field of Sport

Applied Science for the Amateur

A Department Devoted To the Presentation of Useful Ideas. Material of Value To All Will Be Found Here

By A. P. Peck

Departments

  • Are You Socially Intelligent?

  • The Month in Medical Science, August 1927

  • The Camera as an Aid to the Naturalist

  • Radio Notes, August 1927

  • Departments

    Our Point of View, August 1927

  • The Scientific American Digest, August 1927

  • Industries from Atoms

  • Learning to Use Our Wings

  • The Heavens in August 1927

  • In the Editor's Mail, August 1927

  • Commercial Property News, August 1927

  • Patents Recently Issued, August 1927

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