Popular Science Monthly/Volume 11

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Popular Science Monthly  (1877) 
Volume 11
 
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May 1877

Gar-Pikes, Old and Young I 1
Mesmerism, Odylism, Table-Turning, and Spiritualism I 12
Aqueducts 26
Gravitation, and How it Works 37
On the Habits of Ants 39
The New Star in the Constellation of the Swan 59
Antique Marbles 67
On the Wonderful Divisibility of Gold and Other Metals 74
Movements of Jupiter's Cloud-Masses 81
Toadstool-Eating 93
Sketch of President Barnard 100
Correspondence 104
Editor's Table 105
Literary Notices 110
Popular Miscellany 121
Notes 127

June 1877

On the Evolution of the Family I 129
Our American Owls 142
Initiatory Forces 156
Mesmerism, Odylism, Table-Turning, and Spiritualism II 161
On the Distribution of Standard Time in the United States 174
Matter and Mind 183
Gar-Pikes, Old and Young II 186
Relation of the Air to the House We Live in 196
Spinoza: 1677 and 1877 216
Transmission of Excitations in Sensory Nerves 230
On the Physical Condition of Jupiter and Saturn 233
Sketch of Alfred Russel Wallace 235
Correspondence 236
Editor's Table 238
Literary Notices 242
Popular Miscellany 249
Notes 255

July 1877

On the Evolution of the Family II 257
The Tides I 271
On Ground-Air in its Hygienic Relations 280
A Brief Historical Sketch of Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood 294
Over-Consumption or Over-Production? 306
Atmospheric Pressure and Life 316
Heat and Motion, and Political Economy 329
On Heredity in Nervous Diseases 332
The Material Resources of Life 339
The Zodiacal Light 349
Dr. Balfour Stewart 359
Correspondence 362
Editor's Table 367
Literary Notices 371
Popular Miscellany 378
Notes 383

August 1877

The Climatic Influence of Vegetation-A Plea for our Forests 385
Education as a Science III 391
The Norwegian Lemming and its Migrations 404
Matches 413
The Import of Protoplasm 422
The Electric Candle 429
The Status of Women and Children 433
Imagination 455
A Philosophical Emperor 461
Bad Odors in Reservoired Drinking-Water 469
A Run Through the Museums of Europe 472
The Sewing-Machine in Political Economy 481
Correspondence 487
Editor's Table 491
Literary Notices 497
Popular Miscellany 505
Notes 511

September 1877

Domestic Retrospect and Prospect 513
Odd Forms Among Fishes 525
The Observatories of Italy 538
On Drops 544
Civilization and Morals 549
Does it Take Time to Think? 564
Aboriginal Pottery of the Salt-Springs, Illinois 573
Instinct and Intelligence 585
Science and War 599
The Labor-Question 605
Sketch of Professor Simon Newcomb 612
Correspondence 615
Editor's Table 618
Literary Notices 624
Popular Miscellany 631
Notes 639

October 1877

Bathybius and the Moners 641
Molecular Magnitudes 653
Simple Experiments in Optics 658
On Elementary Instruction in Physiology 668
Cosmic and Organic Evolution 672
Pessimism and its Antidote 682
The Modern Piano-Forte 691
Snoring, and How to Stop it 704
Mars and its Satellites 706
Huxley's American Lectures 709
Specimens of Educational Literature 713
The Psycho-Physiological Sciences 721
The Decline of Party Government 734
Sketch of Professor Jevons 745
Correspondence 748
Editor's Table 750
Literary Notices 757
Popular Miscellany 762
Notes 768
Index 769