Popular Science Monthly/Volume 17

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Popular Science Monthly  (1880) 
Volume 17
 
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May 1880

Climate and Complexion 1
The Carbon Button 10
God and Nature 27
The Buffalo and his Fate 40
Sham Admiration in Literature 48
The Impediment of Adipose: A Celebrated Case 60
The Martyrdom of Science 71
The Pleasure of Visual Form II 77
Hysteria and Demonism I 86
Bacteria as Destroyers of Insects 93
Some Facts and Fictions of Zoology 96
The Electrical Polyscope 110
Capture Among the Mollusks 111
How Insects Direct their Flight 114
Sketch of James Clerk Maxwell 116
Correspondence 120
Editor's Table 121
Literary Notices 126
Popular Miscellany 135
Notes 143

June 1880

The Classics That Educate Us 145
Hysteria and Demonism II 155
The Crossing of the Human Races 166
Recent Geographical Exploration 171
Dress in Relation to Health 182
Studies in Experimental Geology 200
Views of Primitive Marriage 203
Goethe's Farbenlehre: Theory of Colors I 215
How Animals Eat 224
About Carpenters 233
The Availability of Energy 244
The Infectious and Contagious Diseases of Children 249
The Rate of Animal Development 254
Artificial Diamonds 259
Sketch of Professor Otto Wilhelm Struve 263
Editor's Table 265
Literary Notices 272
Popular Miscellany 279
Notes 288

July 1880

The Interior of the Earth I 289
Changes of the Circulation During Cerebral Activity 303
Goethe's Farbenlehre: Theory of Colors II 312
My Fire 321
A Vindication of Scientific Ethics 324
Coming of Age of the Origin of Species 337
Atmospheric Dust 344
The Fossil Man 350
A Zoological Enigma 359
On the Modes of Distribution of Plants 365
Hysteria and Demonism III 376
Notes on a Few of our Birds 386
The New Chemistry, a Development of the Old 393
Sketch of Friedrich Mohr 402
Correspondence 405
Editor's Table 406
Literary Notices 410
Popular Miscellany 419
Notes 431

August 1880

The Kearney Agitation in California 433
The Interior of the Earth II 453
On the Method of Zadig 467
The Medicinal Leech 478
Recent Original Work at Harvard 482
Geology and History 495
The Cinchona-Forests of South America 507
Types of the Nubian Race 512
Algebras, Spaces, Logics 516
Chemical Exercises for Ordinary Schools 522
The Extreme Rarity of Premature Burials 526
The St Gothard Tunnel 530
Fouque's Santorin and its Eruptions 534
Biographical Sketch of Frederick Wöhler 539
Correspondence 552
Editor's Table 554
Literary Notices 560
Popular Miscellany 568
Notes 576

September 1880

The Science of Comparative Jurisprudence 577
State Education: A Help or Hindrance? 585
How Animals Digest 600
The Solar System and its Neighbors 612
Legal Prosecutions of Animals 619
Psychogenesis in the Human Infant 625
Climbing Plants 635
Aesthetic Feeling in Birds 650
Electricity and Agriculture 664
Zoological Education 666
The English Precursors of Newton I 669
Night-Schools in New York and Paris 681
Sketch of Joseph Leidy 684
Correspondence 692
Editor's Table 693
Literary Notices 697
Popular Miscellany 705
Notes 719

October 1880

Fashion in Deformity 721
Cooperation in England 742
Modern Aspects of the Life-Question 750
The Australian Ornithorhynchus 769
The Mysterious Sounds of Nature 772
The English Precursors of Newton II 777
Criticisms Corrected I 795
The India-Rubber Industries 802
On the Production of Sound by Light 813
Education as an Aid to the Health of Women 823
On the Destruction of Infectious Germs 828
Possible Efficiency of Heat-Engines 831
Sketch of George Boole 840
Editor's Table 843
Literary Notices 846
Popular Miscellany 853
Notes 863
Index 865