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The Navy's Contribution to Industry

By F. D. McHugh

New Light on Pluto

By Henry Norris Russell


The Production of Beryllium on a Commercial Scale Presages Wide Use of its Alloys in Industry

By K. G. Frank

Watching the Creation of the Stars

By James Jeans

Factory Methods in Coal Mining

Viscount Grey and Lord Haldane

A Biographical Contrast of Two Loyal British Colleagues

By W. D. Puleston

The New X-Ray 'Microscope'

By Gaylord Johnson

Forge Welding

Used in Fabricating Large Pressure Vessels

Where is Television?

By A. P. Peck

Glass and the Machine Age

New Mechanical Processes Have Increased Production and Lowered Costs

By Albert A. Hopkins

A New Chapter on Egyptian Art

The Father of All Skyscrapers

Demolition of 47-Year-Old Chicago Building Settles a Question of Long Standing

The Snake-Charming Sisters Of Holy Popa

Courtesy The Illustrated London News

The Army General as a Captain of Industry

By Milton Wright


  • Departments

    Across the Editor's Desk, May 1932

  • Back of Frontispiece, May 1932

  • The Peculiar Ship's Bow that Saves Fuel

  • Our Point of View, May 1932

  • Detecting One Ten-Millionth of a Volt

  • How Does the Law Protect Slogans?

  • Books Selected by the Editors, May 1932

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