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Bullocks' Hide Boats

The Wilderness at the Head of the Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado Rivers

By Charles F. Blackburn

A Buried Forest

The World in Wax

The Great Spirit Springs of Kansas

The Antiquity of Man

By Rev. L. J. Templin

The Cuneiform Inscription at Nineveh

Color Sensation

Rob: A Bird Biography

By Rev. Samuel Lockwood

Artificial Sandstone

Proposed High-Level Bridge over the Thames, London

Orange River Bridges

Concrete Walls

Stevenson's Suspension Railway

The Horograph

Corliss Pumping Engine for Pawtucket, R.I

Gas for Producing Electric Lights

The Electric Light

An Electric Blow-Pipe

Transmission of Power by Electricity

The Spectroscope and High Temperatures

The Preparation in a State of Purity of the Group of Metals Known as the Platinum Series, and Notes Upon the Manufacture of Iridio-Platinum

By George Matthey

Polarized Light in Gases

Magnetization of Nickel

Magnetism and Clouds

Brief History of Bessemer Steel

By Bessemer

Platinum and Iridium

Preparation of Malleable Nickel and Cobalt

By Th. Fleitmann

Houlgrave's Simple Process for Preparing Gelatine Emulsion

On the Volumes of Liquids at their Boiling Points Obtainable from Unit Volumes of their Gases

By W. Ramsay

Naphthalene (C10H8)

A New Method of Producing a Coating of Magnetic Oxide on Iron Surfaces

By George R. Tweedie

Process for Discovering the Effective Quantity of Tartaric Acid Contained in Dregs of Wine

By Francesco Dotto-Scribani

On the Determination of Nitric Acid as Nitric Oxide by Means of its Action on Mercury

By Warrington

On a Method of Precipitating Manganese Entirely as Dioxide, and its Application to the Volumetric Determination of Manganese

By J. Pattinson

Nitrite of Amyl

By Wm. H. Green

New Reagent for Carbolic Acid

Determination of Nitric Acid Contained in Commercial Lime Juice

By F. Dotto-Scribani

Chemical Recreations

By Albert B. Prescott

Adulteration of Wax

By Max

Action of Mono-Chlor-Acetic Acid upon Sulpho-Cyanic Acid and Its Salts

By M. Nencki

A New Solvent of Pyroxyline

Betonica Officinalis (Wood Betony)

By F. Herring

Analysis of Coffee Leaves

By Otto Hehner


A New Instrument for the Mineral Analyst

Currants for Profit

Orange Flowers and Oranges

By W. B. Bush

Propagating Rare Plants

By Thomas Lawrence


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    July 05, 1879

    The Antidote to Anti-Intellectualism