TO SEE THE MEN ON MARS?
By LITTELL McCLUNG
PROF. ROBERT W. WOOD, of the Johns Hopkins University, has perfected an invention — based on a discovery — that may revolutionize the present costly and cumbersome methods of studying the stars and exploring the universe for new planets, suns, moons, and asteroids.
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.
“Mileage? It’s miles ahead!”
THAT’S WHAT OWNERS SAY ABOUT THIS ROAD-PROVEN NEW 1949 MERCURY!
Sure it’s smooth! Powerful, too! But listen! Owners report this big, new 1949 Mercury actually delivers 17,18,19 miles per gallon…and up! They clam it has the thriftiest power plant they’ve ever driven! And it has!
Make your next car MERCURY