Scientificks (Feb, 1932)

Scientificks

Odd Facts of the Month as Our Artist Sees Them

CARNEGIE INSTITUTION ASTRONOMERS HAVE PREPARED A MAP WHICH SHOWS THAT THE MOON HAS A NEW FACE.

DR. F.E.LAWSON, BRITISH CHEMIST, COMPUTES THAT THE CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES IN ANY MAN’S BODY ARE WORTH ABOUT ONE DOLLAR.

LEGAL EXPERTS ARE SEEKING TO DETERMINE THE NATIONALITY OF A CHILD BORN IN AN AIRPLANE FLYING OVER AN INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY.

CHILDREN BORN IN TIMES OF DEPRESSION GROW UP SHORT IN STATURE, SAYS PROFESSOR FRANZ BOAS, OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY.

DR. FRANZ FISCHER OF THE KAISER WILHELM INSTITUTE, BERLIN ANNOUNCES THAT A COAL COCKTAIL HAS A STIMULATING EFFECT ON PLANTS.

PATIENT LEAVES OMAHA HOSPITAL WITH $15,000 WORTH OF RADIUM IN HIS NOSE.

COAL WILL BE PIPED LIKE WATER TO THE HOME OF THE FUTURE, H.E. ROCKEFELLER TOLD THE INTERNATIONAL ACETYLENE ASSOCIATION.

ACCORDING TO DR.RICHARD C. TOLMAN, OF THE CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, THE UNIVERSE IS CONTRACTING AND EXPANDING LIKE A TOY BALLOON.

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