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Behind the Scenes of News Gathering

By Albert A. Hopkins

More Hard Luck for the Ether

By Henry Simon

Tungsten Bows to the Plating Bath

The Sun an Atom Builder--A New Theory

By Henry Norris Russell

Wings Over Three Americas

By W. I. Van Dusen

Science Lends a Hand to the Red Cross

New Paints From Synthetic Resins

By D. H. Killeffer

Are Swimming Pools a Health Menace

By Orson D. Munn

From the Archeologist's Note Book, October 1931

A Chinese Funereal Horse

A Solar Observatory for the Amateur

Simple Instructions for Photographing the Sun and Its Eruptions

By George E. Hale

Cotton Stalks, A New Source of Rayon

By Peter A. Carmichael

Celluloid Taxidermy

Taming a Deadly Occupational Disease

Combating Magnetism in Watches

By George P. Luckey

When a Sunbeam Splits

By Z. Moor

The Private Car, Yacht of the Rails

By Judson C. Welliver

Departments

  • Departments

    Across the Editor's Desk, October 1931

  • Back of Frontispiece, October 1931

  • The Newsroom Runs at High Pressure

  • Our Point of View, October 1931

  • Anti-Cavitation Marine Propeller, Chemistry Imitates Reptile Skins for Women's Shoes and more

  • Patent Law in U.S.S.R, Color Not a Trademark and more

  • Books Selected by the Editors, October 1931

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