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French Single Horizontal Steam Engines

Frantz's Wind Mill


English Scientific Journal

Bursting of Knipp's Steel and Iron Cannon

Terrible Effects of Conical Balls

Recent Foreign Inventions

Prince Albert on Science and Common Sense

Great Steamship Launched

Granite Dust

Improvement in Billiard Tables

Explosion of a Steam Fire Engine

Death of A. H. Simmons, of the Philadelphia Ledger

Colt's Pistols

Sugar Crust in Pans

Loughridge's Patent Car Brake

Defects of the Granite Pavement

A Candidate for Public Charity

Test of the Vergennes Scales

Porter's Stone Dressing Machine

New Year's Presents

New Shoal Near New York Harbor

British Association for the Advancement of Science.--No. 4

Artificial Manures

Arithmetical Improvement

A Fact for Farmers

Pure and Impure City Water

Important Items

Fumigating Paper

Great Feat in Ascending an Inclined Rope

Heath's Patent Reaper


Power of Steam Under Great Pressure

Purifying Cotton Seed for the Manufacture of Oil and Oil Cake

Quartz Ware

The Dhoora or Indian Millet


  • Water Purifier for Steam Boilers

  • Letters

    To Correspondents

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December 23, 1855

Confronting Common Wisdom