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Slender, Speedy, Scrappy

Destroyers Are Highly Important Factors in Naval Warfare

By Walton L. Robinson

Day After Tomorrow

How the War-Time Workings of a Variety of Industries Will be Reflected in Peace-Time Operations

By A. P. Peck

Cork Substitute, War Plants, and more

Cometary Tails

Added Light on an Old Perplexity: The Force Which Drives the Gases from the Nuclei

By Henry Norris Russell

Refrigeration for Insanity

Hibernation at Lowered Temperatures Promises Value as a Treatment . . . Delayed by the War

By Barclay Moon Newman

Better Tests, Electrocution, and more

Future Sources of Power

A Systematic Survey and Evaluation of All the Power Sources at Present Known to Science

By C. C. Furnas

Free Electrons

Fluorescent Lighting Stretches Out

Cold-Cathode Tubes, Operated at High Potentials, Have Interesting Applications for Many Uses

By Austin C. Lescarboura

Glass, Lightning Charted, and more

Destruction Tests, Throw-Aways, and more

The Mighty Mars

Huge Cargo Planes Will Play a Leading Role In After-the-War World Economic Developments

By Alexander Klemin

Plane Range, Jap Engines

Departments

  • 50 Years Ago, October 1942

  • From the Editor

    Our Point of View, October 1942

  • Recommended

    Our Book Corner, October 1942

  • Departments

    Personalities in Industry, October 1942

  • Industrial Trends, October 1942

  • Camera Angles, October 1942

  • Current Bulletin Briefs, October 1942

  • Telescoptics, October 1942

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