Popular Science Monthly/Volume 4

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Popular Science Monthly  (1873) 
Volume 4
 
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November 1873

Liberal Education in the Nineteenth Century 1
The Growth of Salmon 27
Psychology of the Sexes 30
The Ringed Planet 39
The Phenomena of Heredity 55
The Shovel-Nosed Shark 65
Health and Comfort in House-Building 69
Hypnotism in Animals II 75
The Survival of Instincts 88
The Primary Concepts of Modern Physical Science II 92
Sketch of Mr. J. N. Lockyer, F.R.S. 109
Editor's Table 111
Literary Notices 116
Miscellany 122
Notes 127

December 1873

Radicalism, Conservatism, and the Transition of Institutions 129
Furs and their Wearers 143
Correlation of Vital with Chemical and Physical Forces 156
Heredity and Race-Improvement 170
Haeckel's Moners 181
A New Method with the Brain 183
Mars, by the Latest Observations 187
Tennyson and Botany 193
Water Turned to Blood 202
The Requirements of Scientific Education 208
Preparations for the Coming Transit of Venus 212
The Primary Concepts of Modern Physical Science III 219
A Powder-Mill Explosion 231
Sketch of J. D. Hooker, F.R.S., LL.D. 237
Editor's Table 241
Literary Notices 245
Miscellany 250
Notes 256

January 1874

Concerning Serpents 257
The Theory of Molecules 276
Past and Future of a Constellation 291
Replies to Criticisms I 295
Quicker Than Lightning 309
The Emotional Language of the Future 319
Genesis, Geology, and Evolution 324
Growth and Decay of Mind 328
An Episode on Rats 344
The Primary Concepts of Modern Physical Science IV 349
Sketch of Dr. J. W. Draper 361
Editor's Table 368
Literary Notices 374
Miscellany 378
Notes 383

February 1874

The Chromosphere and Solar Prominences 385
Replies to Criticisms II 402
Modern Optics and Painting I 415
Sanitary Science and Public Instruction 421
The Dissipation of Energy 430
News from Jupiter 433
The Spang Collection of Minerals 443
A Freak of Nature 448
Corundum 452
Atmospheric Electricity and Ozone: Their Relation to Health and Disease 456
The Great Cemetery in Colorado 470
Science, Education, and Aristocracy 480
Sketch of R. A. Proctor 486
Correspondence 492
Editor's Table 495
Literary Notices 500
Miscellany 507
Notes 511

March 1874

The World Before the Introduction of Life 513
Walking, Swimming, and Flying 528
Replies to the Quarterly Reviewers 541
Physiology of the Passions I & II 552
Our Ancestors on the Goose Question 565
Alternations in the Intensity of Diseases 569
Modern Optics and Painting II 572
Electric Signaling on English Railroads 581
The Facial Angle 587
Disposal of the Dead 592
The Future of Alchemy 602
Professor Louis Agassiz 608
Editor's Table 619
Literary Notices 627
Miscellany 631
Notes 639

April 1874

The Age of Ice 641
The Pathology of the Passions III 656
Images and Shadows 665
Vivisection 672
A Feather 686
What the Chemistry of the Rocks Teaches 694
United States Naval Observatory 704
The Mantis, or Praying Insect 710
Evolution and the Origin of Life 713
On the Aesthetic Sense in Animals 729
A Year of Geographical Work 735
Sketch of Professor Huxley 739
Correspondence 744
Editor's Table 747
Literary Notices 751
Miscellany 758
Notes 767
Index 769