Popular Science Monthly/Volume 5

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Popular Science Monthly  (1874) 
Volume 5
 
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May 1874

The Grape Phylloxera 1
The Limits of our Knowledge of Nature 17
The Crooked Courses of Light 32
Synthetic Chemistry 39
Universities: Actual and Ideal 46
Action of Sunlight on Glass 67
Measures of Mental Capacity 72
Law and Insanity 77
Observations of a Naturalist in Nicaragua 89
A Gigantic Relic 94
Evolution and the Doctrine of Design 98
Sketch of James P. Joule, F.R.S. 103
Editor's Table 108
Literary Notices 115
Miscellany 123
Notes 127

June 1874

Have Plants a Pedigree? 129
Punishing a Senior Wrangler 144
More About the Grape-Vine Pest 158
Scientific and Industrial Education, in the United States 170
About Crabs 191
Sex in Mind and Education 198
Nostalgia 215
The Atmosphere as an Anvil 220
Cremation and its Alternatives 225
A New Process for the Preservation of Wood 228
Sketch of Professor Helmholtz 231
Correspondence 235
Editor's Table 237
Literary Notices 240
Miscellany 251
Notes 255

July 1874

Telescopic Research on the Nebula of Orion 257
The Genesis of Woman 269
Humming-Birds 277
The Development of Psychology I 288
Field Telegraph 303
Hints on the Stereoscope 311
The Chain of Species I 313
Climate and Social Development 322
The Hydraulics of Great Rivers 327
Animals Extinct in the Historic Period 331
The Moquis Indians of Arizona 351
Mental Evolution and Necessary Truths 357
Sketch of Dr. Thomas Young 360
Editor's Table 365
Literary Notices 370
Miscellany 379
Notes 384

August 1874

Priestley's Discovery of Oxygen Gas 385
The Physics of Ice 399
The Development of Psychology II 412
Distances of the Stars 423
Female Suffrage 427
A Baby-Fox 443
Rendu and his Editors 447
The Chain of Species II 460
Color in Animals 470
Estimate of Darwin 475
Sketch of the Life of Dr. Priestley 480
Editor's Table 493
Literary Notices 497
Miscellany 504
Notes 511

September 1874

Natural History of Man V 513
The Photosphere and Sun-Spots 532
Ferments, Fermentations, and Life 542
Birds-of-Paradise 556
The Chain of Species III 568
Zuni Indians of New Mexico 580
Food and the Development of Man 591
Materials of the Science of Law 596
The Alleged Antagonism Between Growth and Reproduction 606
The Nobility of Knowledge 610
Sketch of J. L. Le Conte 622
Correspondence 624
Editor's Table 626
Literary Notices 631
Miscellany 637
Notes 640

October 1874

The Fossil Man of Mentone 641
Microscopic Architects 645
Inaugral Address Before the British Association 652
The Aquarium 687
Thermal Death-Point of Living Matter I 695
Mental Physiology 705
Recent Researches in Photography 717
The Electric Light for Steamships 720
Are Animals Automatons? 724
Tyndall's Relation to Popular Science 734
Editor's Table 741
Literary Notices 749
Miscellany 759
Notes 766
Index 769