137 Years of Popular Science

In: Culture History Maps News Media Science

9 Mar 2010

Popular Science magazine has partnered with Google to make available it’s entire archive. Keyword searches bring up an entire month/issue with your search result highlighted. It looks they have OCR’d every page, making for some cool search results. (via)

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For example, a search of “map” brought up this map of US science sites from 1967:

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and this first air-map of the north pole from 1931:

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“Chart” brings up radiological diagrams from 1950 (among many many others)

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