Snow Storms Made to Order
By Prof. S. L. Bastyamov
of the Artificial Climate Laboratory
THE heat of the Turkmenian sun blazes a few feet from biting Siberian frost. Balmy Caucasian weather is separated by a thin partition from a crisp Arctic day. All seasons of the year, summer and winter temperatures, calm weather and winds, humidity and drought are reproduced in the same place, in the same building—the Moscow Laboratory of Climate.
FIGHTING FOR LIFE IN ANTARCTIC ICE
By Dale Carnagey
R. MAWSON’S recent voyage into the antarctic world was one of the most remarkable from a scientific standpoint that has ever been made. He did not attempt to reach the pole; his aim was scientific research and he succeeded famously. The scientific importance of his discoveries make him one of the world’s greatest explorers.
“Operation Muskox,” the Canadian project to trek by machine across 3,100 miles of Canada’s barren north and ice-clad arctic wastes, is shown on this page during its last days at Churchill, in Manitoba, before the expedition, expected to last over three months, took off on its icy way.
What are they practicing for? An attack by 10ft snowmen?
Bayonets Thrust into Snow Man by Soldiers at Practice
Encountering a snow man on the grounds of Fort Dix, N. J., two zealous soldiers attached to company L, 174th infantry, took an opportunity to demonstrate an attack with bayonets. National guardsmen and draftees are receiving army training at the fort.