Popular Science Monthly/Volume 13

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Popular Science Monthly  (1878) 
Volume 13
 
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May 1878

The Radiometer: A Fresh Evidence of a Molecular Universe 1
Personal Reminiscences of Some Deceased Savants 20
Evolution of Ceremonial Government IV 25
How Sound and Words are Produced 43
The Scientific Study of Human Testimony I 53
The Growth of the Steam-Engine VI 64
Relation of the Finite to the Infinite 73
Liquefaction of the Gases II 78
Metric Reform 82
The Question of Pain in Drowning 93
Science and Mental Improvement 96
Sketch of Professor Edward S. Morse 102
Correspondence 105
Editor's Table 106
Literary Notices 112
Popular Miscellany 119
Notes 127

June 1878

The Age of Gymnastics 129
The Gigantic Extinct Armadillos and their Peculiarities, with a Restoration 139
Evolution of Ceremonial Government V 146
Water-Waves and Sound-Waves 166
The Scientific Study of Human Testimony II 173
The Pygmy Monkey 184
Scientific Courses of Study 187
The Cardiff Giant, and Other Frauds 107
Illustrations of the Logic of Science V 203
On Brain-Forcing 217
Sketch of Professor C. F. Hartt 231
Correspondence 236
Editor's Table 237
Literary Notices 244
Popular Miscellany 250
Notes 255

July 1878

Civilization and Science I 257
Recent Experiments on Fog-Signals 275
Water-Supply of Rivers 288
Evolution of Ceremonial Government VI 192
Education as a Science IV 302
Sea-Side Studies 312
The Scientific Study of Human Testimony III 328
On the Formation of Nebulae 339
The Question of Pain in Hanging 349
The Radical Fallacy of Materialism 354
Sketch of Professor Du Bois-Reymond 360
Editor's Table 365
Literary Notices 371
Popular Miscellany 377
Notes 383

August 1878

Civilization and Science II 385
Professor Huxley's Address at the Harvey Tricentenary 396
The Teredo and its Depredations I 400
On the Dread and Dislike of Science 410
Curious Systems of Notation 420
Man and his Structural Affinities 429
A New Photographic Process 441
Voluntary Motion 444
Monera, and the Problem of Life I 455
Composite Portraits 460
Illustrations of the Logic of Science VI 470
Poisons of the Intelligence-Hasheesh 482
Sketch of Thomas Alva Edison 487
Editor's Table 492
Literary Notices 498
Popular Miscellany 506
Notes 511

September 1878

The Place of Conscience in Evolution 513
Civilization and Science III 529
Artificial Precious Stones 539
The Teredo and its Depredations II 545
Science in the English Schools 558
Monera, and the Problem of Life II 563
The Astronomical History of Worlds 571
Genealogy 583
An Infant's Progress in Language 587
The Origin of Fruits 597
Sketch of Professor O. C. Marsh 612
Editor's Table 618
Literary Notices 625
Popular Miscellany 633
Notes 640

October 1878

The Geological History of New York Island and Harbor 641
Education as a Science V 660
The Progress of Anthropology 668
Monera, and the Problem of Life III 677
Electricity in Thunder-Storms 689
Consciousness Under Chloroform 694
Hallucinations of the Senses 698
Yellow Fever 714
Bird or Reptile-Which? 719
The Planet Vulcan 732
The Genesis of Disinterested Benevolence 735
Sketch of Claude Bernard 742
Editor's Table 745
Literary Notices 749
Popular Miscellany 758
Notes 767
Index 769