Boys' Second Book of Inventions
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Boys' Second Book of Inventions

By Ray Stannard Baker
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Table of Contents
  • BOYS' SECOND BOOK OF INVENTIONS
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I THE MIRACLE OF RADIUM Story of the Marvels and Dangers of the New Element Discovered by Professor and Madame Curie
  • CHAPTER II FLYING MACHINES [1] Santos-Dumont's Steerable Balloons
  • CHAPTER III THE EARTHQUAKE MEASURER Professor John Milne's Seismograph
  • CHAPTER IV ELECTRICAL FURNACES How the Hottest Heat is Produced—Making Diamonds
  • CHAPTER V HARNESSING THE SUN The Solar Motor
  • CHAPTER VI THE INVENTOR AND THE FOOD PROBLEM Fixing of Nitrogen—Experiments of Professor Nobbe
  • CHAPTER VII MARCONI AND HIS GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS New Experiments in Wireless Telegraphy
  • CHAPTER VIII SEA-BUILDERS The Story of Lighthouse Building—Stone-tower Lighthouses, Iron Pile Lighthouses, and Steel Cylinder Lighthouses
  • CHAPTER IX THE NEWEST ELECTRIC LIGHT Peter Cooper Hewitt and His Three Great Inventions—The Mercury Arc Light—The New Electrical Converter—The Hewitt Interrupter
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