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An American Pilot at War, 1914 (Part I)

An American Pilot at War, 1914 (Part I)

Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: December 26, 1914 In this issue of Scientific American from 1914, we published the first installment of a three-part first-hand account: "War Experiences of an Air Scout: The Diary of an American Volunteer With the Aviation Corps of the French Army," by Frederick C.

December 26, 2014 — Dan Schlenoff
Needs of the New War: Fresh Aviators and Novel Tactics

Needs of the New War: Fresh Aviators and Novel Tactics

Reported in Scientific American: This Week in World War I: September 19, 1914 The first few weeks of the Great War in Europe had convincingly shown the value of aircraft for reconnaissance work.

September 19, 2014 — Dan Schlenoff
American Fear, 1915

American Fear, 1915

Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: February 27, 1915 The size, speed and ferocity of the Great War was unprecedented.

February 27, 2015 — Dan Schlenoff
An American Pilot at War, 1915 (Part II)

An American Pilot at War, 1915 (Part II)

Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: January 2, 1915 In this issue of Scientific American from 1915, we published the second installment of a three-part first-hand account: "War Experiences of an Air Scout: Patrol of the Sky" by Frederick C.

January 2, 2015 — Dan Schlenoff

Is Dog Training Scientific?

Dog owners seem pleased when they meet me because they can talk about their dog with someone who is truly interested. Sometimes they share intricate descriptions about something interesting that their dog does (often followed with the question, "Why does she do that?"), and other times, owners have a question like, "How do I get [...]

June 22, 2014 — Julie Hecht