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Improved Card Press

The Mechanical Theory of Heat

Science Made Popular

Professor Faraday's Lectures on the Physical Forces

Giffard's Injector

American Naval Architecture

Improved Foam Collector

Fairfax's Belt Coupling

Experiments at the Metropolitan Mills

Agriculture in the United States

A Decisive Experiment in Favor of Expansion

Night Air

A Column of Varieties

Enthusiastically Complimentary

Improvement in Electro-Magnets

Great Trials of Mowing and Reaping Machines in France

Are Gravity and Electricity the Same Thing?

A Great Field for Chemical Inventions

New Books and Periodicals Received - October 20, 1860

The Steam Plow-Fawkes' and Others

Facing Forts with Iron Plates

Patent Claims

Recent American Inventions - October 20, 1860

The Last Cotton Crop

Money Received

The Rise and Progress of Inventions

Rates of Advertising

Useful Hint to Our Readers


The Novel Feat in Engineering

New Economical Paint with the Oxichloride of Zinc

Improvement in Governors for Steam Engines

Great Feat of the Blandy Steam Engine


  • Letters

    Interesting Correspondence

  • Departments

    Notes and Queries - October 20, 1860

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October 20, 1860

Science for the Modern World