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9. Cassiopeia
13. Pegasus
15. Cygnus, the Swan
19. Gemini, the Twins
THE EARTH'S ROCK FOUNDATIONS
29. Basalt
FIG. 32. Entrance to a coal mine
39. Langley's aeroplane
FIG. 40. The aeroplane frame
FIG. 43. The aeroplane complete
AIR AND WATER AS SERVANTS OF MAN
45. A military observation balloon
48'~A coracle
49. An old-fashioned windmill
THE SLING, BOW, AND OTHER WEAPONS
52. The crossbow
FIRE AND ITS USES
THE NATURE OF MATTER
STEAM AND GASOLINE ENGINES
70. Diagram of Newcomen's engine
FIG. 72. Diagram of a modem steam engine
FIG. 73. Diagram of the governor of a steam
FIG. 76. An early power loom
FIG. 77. The first railroad train in the United States
overcame. The first railroad train in the United States made
79. Diagram of a carburetor
DISCOVERIES IN MAGNETISM AND ELECTRICITY
ELECTRICAL INVENTIONS
95. Diagram of an ammeter
96. Diagram of a kilowatt-hour meter
FIG. 107. A high-power transmission line
FIG. 113. Diagram of a more complex sending outfit
FIG. 119. A two-slide tuning coil
FIG. 122. Discontinuous and continuous waves
FIG. 127. Diagram of voice modulation of a continuous wave
DEVICES FOR SEEING BETTER, FARTHER, AND LONGER
131. Diagram showing varying light intensities
132. The pinhole camera
133. The camera obscura
145. Diagram showing how a magnifying glass magnifies
157. A plate camera on its
158. An exposure meter
Diagram of a reflecting camera
163. Handling the film
165. Vibration of a taut string
FIG. 166. Sound waves radiating from a bell
177. The crowbar in use
FIG. 181. A wheelbarrow as a lever
191. The chisel as an inclined
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Our Physical World; A Source Book of Physical Nature-study (1924)

Our Physical World; A Source Book of Physical Nature-study (1924)

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