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Theories regarding Polar Auroras

Photographing the Solar Corona without an Eclipse

By William Huggins

Apparatus for Regulating Pressure in Water Conduits

The “Cascade” Saturator

Protecting Iron and Steel from Oxidation or Rust

Improved Ball Valve

Improved Dynamometer

The Cursometer

Superheated Steam

To the Editor of the Scientific American

Aerial Navigation

By F. Barnett

The Tunnel between France and England

The Sinking of the Austral

Gregynog Hall, Montgomeryshire

The Decay of Building Stones

Recent Fires and their Lessons

New Telegraph Sounders

Electricity the Propelling Power of the Universe

Straw Plaiting and Weaving in Tuscany

On Teaching Organic Chemistry

By Edward J. Hallock

Flexible Tissue for Dark Room Windows

Testing for Iodoform, Naphthol, and Chloroform in Animal Substances

Zinc on Sulphur

The Chemical Theory of Gunpowder

The Antiseptic Properties of Carbonic Acid

Naphthalin as a Wound-Dressing

By G. R. Fowler

Unconscious Brain-Work

The Removal of Fixed Glass Stoppers

Sassafras in Rhus Poisoning

Pasteur on Hydrophobia

The Brain-Weight of Gambetta

The Three-Headed Woman

Speech in Animals

The Winter Sleep of Animals

The Fisheries of Japan

The Lignified Snake of Brazil

A Graceful Trailer

California Quicksilver

Large-Rooted Chiccory

Notes on Acclimation of the Bamboo, Yak, Etc., in the United States

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February 17, 1883

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