Popular Science Monthly/Volume 2

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Popular Science Monthly  (1872) 
Volume 2
 
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November 1872

The Study of Sociology V 1
Epidemic Delusions 15
The Practical Man as an Obstructive 37
Development in Dress 40
Sea, Sunlight and Sky 50
Smokeless Gunpowder 61
On the Functions of the Brain 64
On Meteoric Stones 75
Science and Religion 79
Spontaneous Generation 83
Aims and Instruments of Scientific Thought I 93
Sketch of Professor Tyndall 103
Editor's Table 110
Literary Notices 116
Miscellany 120
Notes 128

December 1872

The Early Discipline of Mankind 129
The Coati-Mondi and its Cousins 136
Weather Prophecies 149
A New Phase of German Thought I 152
How the Feelings Affect the Hair 158
Cotton Fibres and Fabrics 161
The Physiological Position of Tobacco 167
Aims and Instruments of Scientific Thought II 174
Introduction to the Great Problem 182
Foul Air and Disease of the Heart 183
Forests and Fruit-Growing 194
A New Theory of Volcanoes 203
Great Fires and Rain-Storms 206
Professor Tyndall's Topics 212
The Cocoa-Nut Palm and its Uses 214
Humanity and Insanity 218
Drifting of the Stars 224
How was Herculaneum Destroyed? 232
Sketch of General Sir Edward Sabine 238
Editor's Table 240
Literary Notices 244
Miscellany 249
Notes 255

January 1873

The Study of Sociology VI 257
Spontaneous Movements in Plants 280
Light and Life 294
A New Phase of German Thought II 311
Evolution and the Spectroscope 320
Dr. Livingstone 327
Art in the Stone Age 343
Cultivating Wild Flowers 356
Velocity of the Will 360
Astronomical and Physical Observatories 365
Editor's Table 371
Literary Notices 377
Miscellany 378
Notes 384

February 1873

The Law of Storms Developed 385
Heat and Life 400
Nervous Health and Moral Health 416
Brain-Work and the Emotions 420
Romance of Medicine 422
The Expression of the Emotions 434
The Study of Sociology VII 450
The Warming of Houses 472
Is Electricity Life? 477
Do Birds Improve in Nest-Building? 485
Antipodes and Perioeci 489
Useful Things 491
Charles Robert Darwin 497
Editor's Table 499
Literary Notices 503
Miscellany 505
Notes 511

March 1873

Earthquake-Phenomena 513
Electricity and Life 526
Physical Characters of the Human Races IV 541
On the Equality of the Sexes 552
Instinct in Young Birds 561
The Study of Sociology VIII 564
The Strength of Timber 582
On the Causes of Crime 589
The Recent Progress of Natural Science 597
Epileptic Origin of Islamism 605
Asphalt Pavements 609
Regarding Matters in India 614
To A P Barnard 622
Editor's Table 623
Literary Notices 626
Miscellany 631
Notes 639

April 1873

On the Importance of the Cultivation of Science 641
The Nebular Hypothesis 650
River and Lake Terraces 661
Applied Sanitary Science 665
Barbarism in English Education 671
The Horned Frog 676
On the Transfusion of Blood 679
Science and our Educational System 695
The Troglodytes, or Cave-Dwellers of France 699
The Study of Sociology IX 708
English and American Science 734
Science and Public Affairs 736
Discovery of Mount Tyndall 739
Sketch of Professor Henry 743
Editor's Table 745
Literary Notices 751
Miscellany 756
Obituary 767
Notes 768
Index 769
Advertisements 777