Popular Science Monthly/Volume 20

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Popular Science Monthly  (1881) 
Volume 20
 
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November 1881

The Industrial Type of Society 1
Deterioration of American Oyster-Beds I 29
Volcanoes, their Action and Distribution 43
Physical Education XI 56
A Half-Century of Science I 65
The Discovery of Organic Remains in Meteoric Stones 83
The Available Energy of Nature 87
The Duration of Human Life 95
Worry 102
American Climate and Character 109
Sketch of George Jarvis Brush 117
Correspondence 122
Editor's Table 123
Literary Notices 127
Popular Miscellany 135
Notes 143

December 1881

Deterioration of American Oyster-Beds II 145
Physical Education XII 156
The Rise and Progress of Paleontology 165
Studies of Vortex-Rings 175
Equality and Inequality in Sex 184
A Half-Century of Science II 193
Catholicism, Protestantism, and Suicide 220
A Map Review 225
North America in the Ice Period 229
An Experience in Science-Teaching 242
Disease-Germs 244
M. Paul Broca 261
Correspondence 267
Editor's Table 268
Literary Notices 275
Popular Miscellany 284
Notes 288

January 1882

Earth-Worms and their Wonderful Works 289
Astronomy in High-Schools 300
Time-Keeping in Paris 304
Jurassic Birds and their Allies 312
What Is Transcendental Physics? 315
New Guinea and its People 324
Sanitary Relations of the Soil I 332
Progress of Copyright Law 340
Volcanic Products 347
The Chemistry of Coffee and Tea 359
The Anatomy of an Old Anecdote 369
The Bunsen Lamp 378
The Colorado Desert 384
Professor John W. Powell 390
Entertaining Varieties 398
Correspondence 403
Editor's Table 404
Literary Notices 409
Popular Miscellany 420
Notes 430

February 1882

The Seven World-Problems 433
How Animals Breathe I 448
Dreams and the Making of Dreams 461
Sanitary Relations of the Soil II 468
Longevity of the Oyster 477
A Glimpse Through the Corridors of Time 479
Epidemic Convulsions 498
Extension of the Signal Service 507
The Fundamental Problems of Physiological Chemistry 512
A Botanist of the Ninth Century 523
Wild Animals as Man's Associates 528
The Philadelphia Academy 531
A Little Matter 538
Vibration of Rocks in Patapsco Valley, Maryland 541
M. Sainte-Claire Deville 543
Entertaining Varieties 548
Correspondence 553
Editor's Table 554
Literary Notices 557
Popular Miscellany 566
Notes 574

March 1882

Science and the Woman Question 577
Muscular Expression of Nervous Conditions 584
Sir Charles Lyell 591
To Eat and to Be Eaten 609
Materialism and Positivism 615
The Sirens of the Sea 621
The Machinery of Elective Government 628
Sound and Radiant Heat 650
Effects of Lightning on Rocks and Soil 655
Longevity of Plants 657
Soda, a Remedy for Burns and Scalds 663
The Gulf Stream and the Panama Canal 665
Recent Wonders of Electricity I 669
Quackery Within the Profession 681
Sketch of Professor B. A. Gould 683
Entertaining Varieties 688
Editor's Table 696
Literary Notices 700
Popular Miscellany 710
Notes 719

April 1882

Chinese Immigration: A Sociological Study 721
The Scholastic Prelude to Modern Science 735
How Animals Breathe II 752
Has Science Yet Found a New Basis for Morality? 753
Fossil Seeds 778
The Unaweep Cañon 781
Recent Wonders of Electricity II 786
Modern Explosives 794
The Germ Theory 801
Dean Swift's Disease 806
Hyacinth-Bulbs 817
The Javanese Calendar 820
Sketch of M. Louis Pasteur 823
Entertaining Varieties 830
Correspondence 842
Editor's Table 844
Literary Notices 847
Popular Miscellany 855
Notes 862
Index 865