Senses of Blind Not More Acute / Illuminated Dog to Lead Blind (Sep, 1930)
What exactly is an illuminated dog? Is it a dog with a light on it? Because I think dogs can see fairly well in the dark..
Senses of Blind Not More Acute
THE popular idea that blind persons develop especially delicate senses of hearing and touch to compensate in part for loss of sight is exploded by Professor Pierre Villey, of the University of Caen, France, in summarizing recent psychological and physiological tests.
Mercury Turbine Now a Success (Mar, 1931)
Thankfully Mercury Vapor Turbines are now obsolete.
Mercury Turbine Now a Success
New Power Idea Proves Its Value in Practical Use As Quicksilver Vapor Spins Electric Generator
By EARL CHAPIN MAY
WHEN, in 1914, William LeRoy Emmet, General Electric Company research engineer, first proposed that mercury vapor instead of steam could be used to drive a turbine wheel, scientists and engineers scoffed at him.