Popular Science Monthly/Volume 14

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Popular Science Monthly  (1878) 
Volume 14
 
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November 1878

The Contrast of Colors 1
Evolution of Ceremonial Government VII 17
The Differences Between Animals and Plants 30
Professor Tyndall Before the English Copyright Commission 39
Drinking-Water from Agricultural Lands 44
Education as a Science VI 55
Experiments in Sound 65
The Radiometer 76
Plants and the Peopling of America 78
The Place of English in the Higher Education 81
The Ice Age II 90
Singing Mice 102
Sketch of William Spottiswoode 105
Correspondence 107
Editor's Table 108
Literary Notices 113
Popular Miscellany 118
Notes 127

December 1878

Edison's Telephonic and Acoustic Inventions 129
Fever-Factories 143
Education as a Science VII 152
Explosions from Combustible Dust 159
Professor Huxley Before the English Copyright Commission 166
Strange Animal-Friendships 182
The Science of Easy-Chairs 186
Language and the Emotions 190
Biology and Woman's Rights 201
Animal Intelligence 214
Sketch of Dr. Petermann 231
Correspondence 233
Editor's Table 234
Literary Notices 239
Popular Miscellany 245
Notes 255

January 1879

Traces of an Early Race in Japan 257
Virchow and Evolution 266
Astronomical Magnitudes and Distances 291
Herbert Spencer Before the English Copyright Commission I 296
The Beginning of Nerves in the Animal Kingdom 303
Pope and Anti-Pope 320
Scientific Relation of Sociology to Biology I 325
Black Diamonds 337
The Devil-Fish and its Relatives 345
Heredity 356
The Physical Functions of Leaves 365
Curari or Woorara Poison 369
Molecular Dynamics 373
Effects of Alcoholic Excess on Character 379
Sketch of Gustav Wallis 386
Correspondence 388
Editor's Table 389
Literary Notices 396
Popular Miscellany 403
Notes 407

February 1879

Darwin vs Galiani 409
Scientific Relation of Sociology to Biology II 425
The Crystallization of Gold, Silver, and Other Metals 434
Herbert Spencer Before the English Copyright Commission II 440
The Formation of Mountains 460
Planetary Kings and New Stars 466
The Old Phrenology and the New 475
Backgammon Among the Aztecs 491
Mites, Ticks, and Other Acari 502
Typhoid-Fever Poison 514
Sketch of Elisha Gray 523
Correspondence 529
Editor's Table 530
Literary Notices 535
Popular Miscellany 543
Notes 552

March 1879

The Electric Light 553
The Aard-Vark or Earth-Hog 572
Science and Socialism 577
The First Three Years of Childhood 591
The Chemical Elements 600
Experiments with Living Human Beings I 611
Atheism and the Church 621
The Sting of the Honey-Bee 635
Reflex Action and Disease 639
Is Conscience Primitive? 647
Fires and their Causes 653
The Sun's Long Streamers 659
Sketch of Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg 668
Correspondence 673
Editor's Table 674
Literary Notices 678
Popular Miscellany 685
Notes 695

April 1879

John Stuart Mill I 697
The Intra-Mercurial Planets 714
Dietetic Curiosities I 721
The Monstrous in Art 721
New Guinea and its Inhabitants I 742
Experiments with Living Human Beings II 751
Shall We Adopt the Metric System? 757
Psychometric Facts 771
Health and Recreation 780
Early Traces of Man 794
Why Do We Eat our Dinner? 799
The Origin of Upland Lakes 810
Sketch of Sir Humphry Davy 813
Editor's Table 817
Literary Notices 821
Popular Miscellany 830
Notes 840
Index 841