Clifford B. Hicks

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Mr. Hicks, an editor of Popular Mechanics , lives in Elmhurst, Illinois. He is the author of several juveniles, including Alvin’s Secret Code (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963). 97

Articles by this Contributor

April 1961

The search for perpetual motion is a tragicomedy of obsessed inventors, an eager faith, and humbug

April 1973

THE MAKING AND BREAKING OF CODES AND CIPHERS HAS PLAYED AN EXCITING AND OFTEN CRUCIAL PART IN AMERICAN HISTORY