Popular Science Monthly/Volume 9

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Popular Science Monthly  (1876) 
Volume 9
 
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May 1876

Society and Organism 1
Hammers and Percussion 11
Prepossessions for and Against the Super-Natural 21
Lessons in Electricity II 30
Recent Geographical Progress 37
The Mollusks of the Rocky Mountains 43
Character and Work of Liebig 49
Caroline Lucretia Herschel II 58
Awards at the International Exhibition 69
Recent Advances in Telegraphy 71
Conscience in Animals 80
Air-Germs and Spontaneous Generation 91
Sketch of Dr. Austin Flint Jr. 103
Editor's Table 106
Literary Notices 112
Miscellany 117
Notes 126

June 1876

Lingual Development in Babyhood 129
Natural Trumpet of the Crane 137
Petroleum 140
Lessons in Electricity III 157
Hints for the Sick-Room 173
The Polar Glaciers II 178
Axes and Hatchets, Ancient and Modern 186
Subterranean Streams in South Carolina 197
Mathematics in Evolution 202
Experiments on Hypnotism 211
Organisms and their Media 215
Science and the Logicians 224
Sketch of Benjamin Thompson (Count Rumford) 231
Correspondence 239
Editor's Table 241
Literary Notices 245
Miscellany 250
Notes 255

July 1876

The Mechanical Action of Light 258
The Causes of the Cold of the Ice Period 280
A Fitting Recognition of American Science 290
Blasius's Theory of Storms 294
Ordeals and Oaths 307
The Chromis Pater-Familias 322
Bigotry in Scientific Controversy 324
Lessons in Electricity IV 331
Certain Phases of Bird-Life 343
Of the Uncertainty and Vanity of the Sciences 351
Animal Powers of Offense and Defense 355
Sketch of Alexander Bain 360
Correspondence 362
Editor's Table 364
Literary Notices 369
Miscellany 377
Notes 383

August 1876

Voice in Man and in Animals I 385
Our Common Moulds 398
What are Species? 409
Malaria 416
Rock-Structure 426
The Apotheosis of Steam 430
On the Backwardness of the Ancients in Natural Science 438
The Spontaneous-Generation Controversy 448
Science in the Argentine Republic 463
American Colleges Versus American Science 467
Social Experiments in Utah 479
Sketch of Prof. J. S. Newberry, M.D., LL.D. 490
Correspondence 493
Editor's Table 494
Literary Notices 500
Miscellany 506
Notes 511

September 1876

Voice in Man and in Animals II 513
What are Bats? 523
On the Formation of Lakes 539
Amphibious Fishes 546
Industrial Applications of Solar Heat 550
The Revived Theory of Phlogiston 560
Myriapods 570
Soap-Bubbles 575
The Evolution of Hebrew Religion 589
Present Status of Social Science: Reply to a Critic 602
Sketch of Prof. William B. Rogers 606
Correspondence 612
Editor's Table 615
Literary Notices 622
Miscellany 630
Notes 639

October 1876

The Constants of Color 641
Modern Philosophers on the Probable Age of the World 649
The Local Distribution of Plants and the Theory of Adaptation 676
Observing the Interior of the Eye 684
Science and Religion as Allies 690
Nature of the Invertebrate Brain I 702
Modern Scientific Geography 713
Predatory and Industrial Societies 718
Organized Homesteads and Households 733
Relations of Hospitals to Pauperism 738
George Henry Lewes 743
Correspondence 747
Editor's Table 751
Literary Notices 758
Miscellany 763
Notes 767
Index 769