Skip to main content


Personalities in Industry, March 1936

Vitamins Today

Thus Far We Have Vitamins A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,K, and Sometimes We Think There are More, Some May be Imaginary, But Forget Vitamin Worries

By T. Swann Harding

Death on Four Wheels

Element of Chance Must be Minimized, State Accident Survey Shows the Way, Cultivate the Proper Attitude Toward Other Drivers

By John Henshaw crider

Testing Steels by Sparking

By De Bary Kerston


Is Not a Mystic Force, Is Akin to Sleep--Walking and Insanity, Mainly of Use to the Psychologist, Other Uses are Very Limited

By G. H. Estabrooks

Power in the Wilderness

Ingenious, Inexpensive Power Plant is Example for Remote Camps, Lodges, Resorts

By William Benjamin West

Engineers Combat the Sea

New Jersey Studies Coast Erosion, Great Economic Loss, Varied Problems, How Approached, How Solved, Findings Helpful to Others

By R. G. Skerrett

Electrical Floriculture

Artificial Light Supplements Daylight, Of Use in Greenhouse or Home, High Lighting Intensities Not Necessary, The Results

By Lawrence C. Porter

Minor Planets--I

Thirty Thousand of Them Are Observable, Mass Production in Asteroid Discovery, Names For all of These Objects Are Becoming Hard to Find

By Henry Norris Russell

In Case of War

Civilian Activities Demand Certain Essential Imports, War or Sanctions Would Stop Them, What They Are, Scientific Substitutes

By Philip H. Smith

Why Aren't More Women Athletes?

Exceptions, Muscular Development Interferes with Motherhood, Women Tend to Shun Competition

By Donald A. Laird


  • 50 Years Ago in Scientific American, March 1936

  • Recommended

    Books Selected by the Editor, March 1936

  • Departments

    Newest Mechanisms for Smashing Atoms

  • Our Point of View, March 1936

  • Laboratory Earthquakes, Petroleum Reservers and more

  • Current Bulletin Briefs, March 1936

Purchase To Read More

Already purchased this issue? Sign In to Access
Select Format
Scroll To Top