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THE AMATEUR SCIENTIST
On the fascination of microscopy and some curious amateur observations of the moon. Conducted by Albert G. Ingalls ADAM'S lack of foresight when he named the creatures of the earth (Genesis 2:19) certainly made things difficult for his scientific descendants. If he had made a list of the animals as he named them, how easy it would now be, for instance, to label a microscope slide! As it is, the rediscovery and renaming of the world's organisms has been slow, painful work. Aristotle knew about 520 animals and Theophrastus could identify approximately the same number of plants.
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Men, chemistry, and coal!
Science has found a new way to get valuable chemicals from coal Coal has long been one of man's most useful servants. Now it holds promise of even greater benefits to all of us. COAL INTO CHEMICALS- Science has at last found a practical way to convert coal into the host of valuable chemicals that nature locked into it.
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data reduction by "OSCAR"
OSCILLOGRAM ANALYZER AND RECORDER •APPLIES NON-LINEAR CALIBRATIONS • Scales • Zero Corrections • Logs — Squares, etc.
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Ad: At your fingertips... the facts of business life
EVERYBODY is better off these days because the ever-mounting flood of business paper work is meeting its master in the incredible speed and accuracy of versatile office machines. Thej go far bevond the limits of pen and pencil work to turn out invoked analytical jobs on an up-to-the-minute basis—digging out the facts of business life.
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Ad: Magic Carpet
—the Douglas C-54 Last August nearly 4,000 Moslem pilgrims bound for Mecca were stranded in Beirut 800 miles from the holy city. In one of the finest demonstrations of international good will, the Department of Defense provided a "magic carpet" in the form of the Military Air Transport Service to speed these pilgrims on their way.
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These signals find the way
These signals find the way When you dial a telephone Dumber, high-speed switching mechanisms select your party and connect you. Through a new development of Bell Telephone Laboratories, similar mechanisms are doing the same kind of job in private wire teletypewriter systems which America’s great businesses lease from the telephone company. Company X, for example, […]
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BOUNDARY-DISPLACEMENT MAGNETIC RECORDING DELAY LINE
FREQUENCY RANGE—any five-octave band between 5 cps and 30,000cps, with appropriate drum speed. DELAY—up to 1000 wavelengths of information storage per channel; 200-second delay maximum at 5 cps—proportionately less with increase in frequency.
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