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Uncle Sam, Ace Detective

By Herbert Fearon

Strikes, Business, and Money

In a desire to make for our readers a fair appraisal of important and timely economic problems

By James H. Rand Jr.

Flowers in the Arctic

By James Montagnes

Excavations in Ancient Athens

By T. Leslie Shear

A Chapter of Accidents and How It Affects the Nebulae

By Henry Norris Russell

Along Came a Spider

The Little Black Widow Spider, Common in this Country, is More to be Feared than the Tarantula

By Nelson W M. Baker


And Dark-Room Technique for the Advanced Amateur Photographer

By A. P. Peck

The Folly of Human Sterilization

By Ignatius W. Cox

Steel Arteries for Boulder Dam

Pipes without parallel in modern engineering

By R. G. Skerrett

America Must Be Self-Contained

By James W. Gerard

Wings Over Water

Increased Use of Water-Going Aircraft May Presage a New Era in Aerial Transportation

By Reginald M. Cleveland

The Amateur and His Microscope--XII Some Tricks of the Trade

By John F. Brandt


  • Departments

    Across the Editor's Desk, October 1934

  • The Autogiro in Military Maneuvers

  • Our Point of View, October 1934

  • Bathysphere Has New Quartz Windows, Noiseless All-Wave Radio Antenna System and more

  • Books Selected by the Editors, October 1934

  • Chicken Capsules in Patent Suit, Position of Trade Mark and more

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