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Links in the History of the Locomotive

The Flow of Water through Turbines and Screw Propellers

By Arthur Rigg

A Reliable Water Filter

Improved Textile Machinery

Endless Rope Haulage

Improved Fire-Damp Detecter

Simple Devices for Distilling Water

Instantaneous Photo Shutter

Camera Attachment for Paper Photo Negatives

Sulphurous Acid.—Easy Method of Preparation for Photographic Purposes

On the Evolution of Forms of Ornament

The National Monument at Rome

Steps toward a Kinetic Theory of Matter

By Willam Thomson

Application of Electricity to Tramways

By M. Holroyd Smith

Fires in London and New York

The Latest Knowledge about Gapes

The Voyage of the Vettor Pisani

Wolpert's Method of Estimating the Amount of Carbonic acid in the air

The Proper Time for Cutting Timber

The Greely Arctic Expedition

The Nile Expedition

Raising Ferns from Spores

The Life History of Vaucheria

By A. H. Breckenfeld

The Sunshine Recorder


Breaking of a Water Main

Japanese Camphor—Its Preparation, Experiments and analysis of the Camphor oil

(Communicated by Kakamatsa)

By H. Oishi


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    October 25, 1884

    Of Shamrocks and Science

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