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Scientific American’s 50, 100, 150 Years Ago
Innovation and discovery as chronicled in past issues of Scientific American

Each month our Senior Editors carefully select the most fascinating, surprising and entertaining illuminations on science and history from our Scientific American archive.

This month we’ve selected the following articles sure to entertain science and history buffs alike:
1965: Testing the swimming strength of salmon
1915: Reconnaissance by balloon during the First World War
1865: Agricultural inventions to tame the great Western prairies

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