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Popular Science Monthly  (1872) 
Volume 1
 
Table of Contents
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May 1872

The Study of Sociology I 1
The Recent Eclipse of the Sun 17
Science and Immortality 26
The Source of Labor 40
Quetelet on the Science of Man 45
Disinfection and Disinfectants 55
The Natural History of Man I 61
The Causes of Dyspepsia 75
Woman and Political Power 82
The Early Superstitions of Medicine 95
Prehistoric Times 101
Editor's Table 113
Literary Notices 117
Miscellany 122
Notes 128

June 1872

On the Artificial Production of Stupidity in Schools 129
The Spots on the Sun 144
The Study of Sociology II 159
Effects of Faulty Vision in Painting 174
Darwinism and Divinity 188
Action of Dark Radiations 202
The Natural History of Man II 208
Scrutable Providences 217
The Physiological Position of Alcohol 219
Vesuvius 227
Sir Charles Lyell 231
Editor's Table 238
Literary Notices 241
Miscellany 245
Notes 254
Press Reviews 256

July 1872

Corals and Coral Architecture 257
The Physiology of Emotion 274
A Giant Planet 286
The Migrations of Men III 299
On the Digestibility of Vegetable and Animal Foods 308
Mr Martineau on Evolution 313
Musical Mice 323
The Study of Human Nature 327
Astro-Meteorology 335
Iron and Civilization 339
Nervous Control of Animal Movements 344
Ventilation, and the Reasons for it 356
Prof. James D. Dana 362
Editor's Table 366
Literary Notices 370
Miscellany 372
Notes 383

August 1872

The August and November Meteors 385
Modern Literatures in the Higher Education 396
The Nutritive Salts of Food 405
The Physiology of Sleep 411
Characteristics of the Calmucks 419
The Balance of Life in the Aquarium 434
Juries, Judges, and Insanity 440
Concerning Corpulence 445
The Study of Physical Science 451
Sight and the Visual Organ 457
On the Discovery of the Elements 474
The Causes of Physical Degeneracy 482
Sketch of Prof. Gray 491
Editor's Table 496
Literary Notices 500
Miscellany 502
Notes 511

September 1872

The Study of Sociology III 513
Clever Fishes 529
Motions of the Stars 541
The Unconscious Action of the Brain 544
The Past and Future of Niagara 564
Yeast 573
Measurement of Earthquake-Waves 586
School Dietaries 590
Scientific Dabblers 594
Town and Country as Producers of Intellect 600
Civilization as Accumulated Force 602
Popular Geology 613
On Moral Contagion 618
The Enemies We Import 620
Editor's Table 623
Literary Notices 627
Miscellany 637
Notes 640

October 1872

The Study of Sociology IV 641
A Glass of Water 655
Has our Climate Changed? 665
As Regards Spiders 674
Man as the Interpreter of Nature 684
Physiological Influence of Condiments 701
English Against the Classics 707
The Transit of Venus 719
On the Derivation of American Plants 724
Visual Images in Darkness 734
Coal as a Reservoir of Power 738
Sketch of Dr. Carpenter 745
Editor's Table 751
Literary Notices 756
Miscellany 757
Notes 767
Index 769
Advertisements 775