Popular Science Monthly/Volume 24

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Popular Science Monthly  (1883) 
Volume 24
 
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November 1883

The Greek Question 1
Influence of the Environment on Religion 6
Ischia and its Earthquakes 24
A Plea for Pure Science 30
The Remedies of Nature VII 45
The Age of Trees 53
Some Unsolved Problems in Geology II 61
Inlets for Infection 73
Remarks on the Influence of Science 82
A Home-Made Telescope 85
The Utility of School-Recesses 90
The Chemistry of Cookery VI 98
Sketch of Lamarck 105
Correspondence 112
Editor's Table 117
Literary Notices 122
Popular Miscellany 133
Notes 143

December 1883

Alexander von Humboldt 145
Suggestions on Social Subjects 160
The Habitation and the Atmosphere 169
A Belt of Sun-Spots 180
The Morality of Happiness I 187
Genius and Heredity 191
The Remedies of Nature VIII 196
Land-Birds in Mid-Ocean 207
The Illusion of Chance 209
Female Education from a Medical Point of View I 214
The Chemistry of Cookery VII 224
Vinous Superstitions 234
Malaria and the Progress of Medicine 238
The Loess-Deposits of Northern China 243
The Natural Setting of Crystals 248
Surface Characters of the Planet Mars 249
The New Profession 254
Concentric Rings of Trees 259
Correspondence 262
Editor's Table 265
Literary Notices 271
Popular Miscellany 276
Notes 287

January 1884

The Classical Question in Germany 289
Early Colonists of the Swiss Lakes 306
The Morality of Happiness II 311
Female Education from a Medical Point of View II 319
The Control of Circumstances 335
Religious Retrospect and Prospect 340
The Iguanodon 351
Defective Eye-Sight 357
The Chemistry of Cookery VIII 359
Catching Cold 368
The Source of Muscular Energy 377
Idiosyncrasy 387
Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 403
Correspondence 409
Editor's Table 412
Literary Notices 416
Popular Miscellany 423
Notes 431

February 1884

The New Toryism 433
College Athletics I 446
The Remedies of Nature IX 454
Dangerous Kerosene and the Methods for its Detection 461
The Morality of Happiness III 469
The Aurora Borealis 474
Defenses of the Lesser Animals 484
The Comet of 1812 and 1883 488
How We Sneeze, Laugh, Stammer, and Sigh 491
The Chemistry of Cookery IX 496
Under-Ground Wires 503
An Overdose of Hasheesh 509
The Causes of Earthquakes 515
Last Wills and Testaments 520
Fifty Years of Mechanical Engineering 530
A Prehistoric Water-System 539
Working Capacity of Unshod Horses 542
House-Building in the East 544
Sketch of Sir Charles William Siemens 549
Correspondence 554
Editor's Table 556
Literary Notices 561
Popular Miscellany 570
Notes 575

March 1884

From Moner to Man 577
College Athletics II 587
Green Suns and Red Sunsets 598
The Ancestry of Birds 606
Mexico and its Antiquities 618
The Remedies of Nature X 628
Study: Physiologically Considered 639
Fashion and Deformity in the Feet 645
On Rainbows 659
Science Versus the Classics 674
The Jury System 676
The Chemistry of Cookery X 686
Science and Safety at Sea 692
Sketch of Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel 695
Correspondence 700
Editor's Table 702
Literary Notices 706
Popular Miscellany 714
Notes 719

April 1884

The Coming Slavery 721
The Electric Railway 742
Photographing a Streak of Lightning 752
Methods of Instruction in Mineralogy 754
Physiological Significance of Vital Force 760
The Chemistry of Cookery XI 773
A Defense of Modern Thought 780
The Faculty of Speech 793
Biblical and Modern Leprosy 797
The Remedies of Nature XI 800
The Morality of Happiness IV 808
Why the Eyes of Animals Shine in the Dark 813
Prehistoric Art in America 818
Recent Geological Changes in Western Michigan 826
Sketch of August Wilhelm Hofmann 831
Correspondence 832
Editor's Table 839
Literary Notices 844
Popular Miscellany 855
Notes 863
Index 865