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Navy Sky-Fighters

Aircraft of the United States Navy

By Walton L. Robinson

A Chemist Looks at Research

Development Cost Comparisons Reveal the General Value of Research for Many and Varied Industries

By Eugene Ayres

New Glass for Precision Optics

Compacted Glass, Made by a Secret Process, Makes Possible New Accuracy in Lens Manufacture

Workers, Research Continues, and more

Star Populations

Have Our Existing Means of Observation Given Us True Samples of Spatial Objects?

By Henry Norris Russell

The Folsom Mystery

Its Solution is Largely Contingent on the Solution of Another Mystery

By Loren C. Eiseley

Broken Ships Made New

Fast Work by Civilian Engineers is Getting Allied Warships Back Into Service in Record Time

By David O. Woodbury

Contact Lenses

With Recent Advances in Technique, These Aids to Vision Have Become Much More Satisfactory

By Alston Callahan

Particle Remover, Saccharin, and more

smooth, Magnetized Wire Loop for Foreign Bodies in Eye

Science in the Forest

Modern Forestry Management Takes into Consideration All Phases of Wood Growing and Utilization

By G. H. Collingwood

How's the Weather?

Odd Weather Predictors, Some of Which Can be Shown to Have little-Known Scientifc Backgrounds

Floating Glass, Sunfall, and more

Made By New Process, Has Many Potential Uses

Electronic Control, Reduction Drive, and more

For Induction Motors, Operates Micro-Watts

How Germany Does It

Powerful, Compact Airplane Engine Has a Pre-Designed Cooling System and Other Built-In Accessories

By Alexander Klemin

Fear and Hate, The Thunderbolt, and more

Diminish and Increase With Continuing Air Raids

Camera Angles

By Jacob Deschin

Departments

  • 50 Years Ago, December 1942

  • From the Editor

    Our Point of View, December 1942

  • Recommended

    Our Book Corner, December 1942

  • Departments

    Personalities in Industry, December 1942

  • Industrial Trends, December 1942

  • Telescoptics, December 1942

  • Current Bulletin Briefs, December 1942

  • Index To Volume 167, July--December, 1942

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